Utah Bird Profile
Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia

Name roots: (AS. swalewe, "swallow")  (L. riparia, "bank of a stream")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a bank at a height of 4+ feet, in a burrow nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian habitat.

by Kent Keller

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