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The Home Habitat
NEST: Mud nest plastered on beams and walls in old barns and other
outbuildings and under bridges. Straw or horsehair are incorporated into the nest, which is lined with feathers.
EGGS: Usually 4-5, white with brown and lilac spots, .8" long.
INCUBATION: 13-17 days
FLEDGE: 18-23 days
HABITAT: Farmland, marshes, widespread in open country.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan species, found on all continents except Antarctica
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
|barn owl||American kestrel||purple martin||barn swallow||Eastern bluebird|
|tufted titmouse||Eastern phoebe||yellow shafted flicker||tree swallow||chimney swift|
|house wren||big brown bat||Carolina wren||brown thrasher||catbird|
|cedar waxwing||Northern mockingbird|
|Yellow warbler||Acadian flycatcher|
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