barn swallow definition

  • noun:
    • A widely distributed bird (Hirundo rustica) that nests in barns and caves and has a deeply forked tail, a dark-blue back, and tan underparts.
    • many extensive types of swallow on earth; a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, profoundly forked tail and curved, pointed wings, is found in European countries, Asia, Africa therefore the Americas.
    • the most popular United states swallow (Hirundo horreorum), which attaches its nest of mud to your beams and rafters of barns.
    • the typical swallow regarding the United States, Hirundo horreorum or H. erythrogastra: so called given that it habitually breeds in barns.
    • typical swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.
    • A widely distributed bird (Hirundo rustica) that nests in barns and caverns and contains a deeply forked tail, a dark-blue straight back, and tan underparts.
    • more widespread species of swallow in the world; an exceptional passerine bird with blue upperparts, an extended, profoundly forked tail and curved, pointed wings, is situated in European countries, Asia, Africa together with Americas.
    • the common American swallow (Hirundo horreorum), which attaches its nest of dirt towards the beams and rafters of barns.
    • the normal swallow associated with the US, Hirundo horreorum or H. erythrogastra: so named given that it habitually breeds in barns.
    • common swallow of united states and Europe that nests in barns etc.

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