I am interested in this question also, as we have Barn Swallows who
nest on our front porch every year. I also wondered if they were from
the same family. Mary S. Duxbury
On Jul 4, 2004, at 4:41 PM, Nikki Zammuto wrote:
> I have asked this question before but no one deemed to answer me so I
> thought I would try again.
> My father has had swallows nesting in his shed for over 40 years and
> wonders if they are from the same family or just swallows passing
> through who spot his shed and decide to build a nest. They have to
> duck through a low doorway to get up to the rafters so it is not an
> easily accessed spot to build a nest. I am pretty sure they often use
> the nests that are there too.
> Any insight into swallow behavior would be nice.
> Nikki Z.