a swallow and its nest.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Species: Hirundo rustica
Swallows, or Hirundo rustica, are common birds in Europe, which are similar to, an often seen with, swifts and martins.

Appearance Edit

The swallow has a red throat and forehead, the rest of it’s head is blue, as is it’s wings and tail. It’s underparts are white. Habits

Swallows are very protective birds, and guard their nesting sights fiercely, if one bird does back down the males fight ferocity.

Feeding Edit

Swallows, like house martins and swifts, are adapted for hunting on the wind, and are experts at catching invertebrates in the air, which form their diet.

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