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Idaho is home to six different swallows: bank swallows, barn swallows, cliff swallows, northern rough-winged swallows, tree swallows, and violet-green swallows.

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May’s 'Wildlife Express' takes a bird’s-eye view on swallows
May 30, 2024 1 a.m.

May’s 'Wildlife Express' takes a bird’s-eye view on swallows

Each Wildlife Express issue features an Idaho wildlife species and articles related to science and ecological concepts

Swallows build different nests, depending on the species, these are called nesting strategies. Each gives the birds different advantages.