Cliff Swallow

Alaska species birds FWS Donna Dewhurst cliffswallow

Photo Credit: Donna Dewhurst

Cliff Swallows build their gourd-shaped nests in a number of locations including cliff faces, highway underpasses, and the eaves of homes. They have been known to share information about food sources - not as a kind gesture, but more as a means of tracking food sources so they can find their way back to it.


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