Barn Swallow

Scientific: Hirundo rustica
Norwegian: Låvesvale

The Barn Swallow are known for their forked tail and can been seen around open habitats, around barns, and open waters. The are approximately 7 inches and build mud nests on buildings or any sheltered edge. They eat flying insects and can been seeing flying inches about water. They are black/blue from above but have a tawny under color and a rusty forehead and throat. They are migratory. Make sure you do not confuse the Barn Swallow with the Tree Swallow. The Barn Swallow has a longer tail and the Tree Swallow has snowy with under color and throat.

Barn Swallow Sound