Cliff Swallow (juvenile)
Family: (Hirundinidae) Swallows
Preferred Habitat: Open country
Seasonal Occurrence: Common in spring; uncommon in summer. Nests in our area.
Notes: Cliff Swallows prefer to nest under bridges, culverts and similar structures, preferably close to water. They are very social and usually found in groups. Their short, square-tipped tails are good identification marks.
- Susan Billetdeaux