If you build it .. they will come! (Here’s proof) Here is a Tree Swallow happy as a clam in a nest box. Lynda is the one with the sharp eye who saw .. maybe a flash of blue! Lynda writes: “This little one lives out beside Cucumber Lake, not far from Willingdon, Alberta“. For Tree Swallows it’s all about location location location. Not only do they love nest boxes, but prefer to live near water … to snag those delicious flying insects.
DID YOU KNOW? Tree Swallows are hardy, clever little birds! They can catch and eat insects while in flight. But since they are the first swallows to return to the Great White North in the spring — they will switch to eating berries. And that’s exactly why they are able to migrate earlier and travel further north than any other swallow.
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