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Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Aves > Passeriformes > Hirundinidae

A migratory bird native to North America. Nests in natural cavities in trees and artificial cavities. Its mostly insects which it catches and swallows in flight. Migrates South with arrival of winter.

Both female and male have white belly. Males back is metal blue while females back is dark brown.

In all parks around Montreal. Open areas like fields and water surface near ponds and rivers. This bird flies fast and erratic while scanning the air for insects and catching them.

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Parc Bernard-Landry2021-05-19
Parc de la Frayère, Boucherville2019-07-07
Rapids Park Lachine2019-06-22
Rapids Park Lachine2019-05-09
Parc Île-de-la-Visitation2019-05-07
Boisé Des Douze, St. Hyacinthe2019-04-21
Rapids Park Lachine2019-04-14
Île Saint Bernard2018-05-12
Rapids Park Lachine2018-05-05