News on the Barn Swallows local and Global – Featured Barn Swallow Historical Articles and News Items of Interest on the Barn Swallows Globally
Barn Swallows in Finland
Barn Swallows in Finland

News on the Barn Swallows – But there was a major surprise looming in one Barn Swallow nest when we were ringing swallows yesterday. One of those four chicks was a cross-breed between the Barn Swallow and House Martin! They are very rare and the first such chick found at our farm.  Since the chick was in a Barn Swallow……READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Dennmark
Barn Swallows in Denmark

The young Barn Swallows gathered again and all started a sort of nervous flight around the biggest trees to catch insects and the suddenly all began heading south. I big moment. Happy to seem them healthy and strong at the beginning of their long travelREAD MORE

Barn Swallows in Bulgaria
Barn Swallows in Bulgaria
In the city we also have a lot of Barn Swallows, but it is not  so easy to get close to them as it is on the farm, the swallows are very relaxed and feel safe there.
 Most people generally love them, and believe they bring good luck.. READ MORE
Barn Swallows in France
Barn Swallows in France

At the moment I just have one swallow sleeping in at night, It is a male, there are other Barn Swallows about but I don’t think his mate has arrived yet as he is hanging about on the wires…READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Turkey
Barn Swallows in Turkey

making use of an outdoor changing room outside a public swimming area, when the bird (Barn Swallows in Turkey) pictured below swooped in directly overhead to my stall several times…READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Italy
Barn Swallows in Italy

The population of “Italian” swallows is suffering and the next February 20th we will meet with the agricultural colleges to try to make bothREAD MORE

Barn Swallows in UK
Barn Swallows in UK

Sunbathing Barn Swallows – The birds appear to be dead but believe me they were just relaxing and enjoying the warmth and sunshine as a part of their preparation for the long journey to come!..READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Wales
Barn Swallows in Wales

I noticed another beautiful swallows nest on a stone ledge near the wall nest. Egg shells on the floor below, so it might explain the crowded barn this year of Barn Swallow babies…READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Ireland
Barn Swallows in Ireland

We are the proud landlords of what appears to be the last swallow family in the county. They built their new nest in our porch in early August and as of today they are still with us with their two chicks…READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Far East
Barn Swallows in Far East

From the Philippines, City Environment and Natural Resources Officer of Batangas City. We have started monitoring the swallows that landed on our city since 2010…. READ MORE

Barn Swallows in Begium
Barn Swallows in Belgium

Our beautiful valley one of the last green areas, where the tower is installed between Wonck and Eben – Emael. Our valley has changed much in 20 years less of life, birds, bees, trees, flowers …READ MORE

Barn Swallows in USA
Barn Swallows in USA

I live in the country and for the last 20 years have had barn swallows nest on our house and barn.  In the past they arrive about May and leave early fall.  Last year we had five mud nests…READ MORE

News Items of Interest on the Barn Swallows

Barn Swallow IBA
Barn Swallow IBA

News on the Barn Swallows – Important Bird Areas form part of an international conservation programme implemented and run by BirdLife International and its worldwide partners to protect and conserve bird species…READ MORE

Barn Swallow Ringing
Barn Swallow Ringing

News on the Barn Swallows – It was found on 1 May 2010 (News)  by a Ukrainian teacher, Victor, at a town called Kirovograd just south of Chenobyl. This is a distance 8691 kilometers from Mt Moreland….READ MORE

Barn Swallow Abnormalities
Abnormalities in Barn Swallows

News on the Barn Swallows – The Barn Swallow, or as it was previously known the European Swallow, is a widespread,It is often regarded as the announcer of spring/summer…READ MORE

Barn Swallow Fables & Sayings

 ‘Among the ancient Hebrews the Barn Swallow was ‘deror’ the bird of freedom.’
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