[Tweeters] Cliff Swallow Nest Abandonment

Michael Donahue mgd at u.washington.edu
Wed Jul 13 13:53:35 PDT 2005

I believe these are called swallow bugs, and they can have a big impact (i.e. negative) on nestling survival.

I highly recommend "Swallow Summer" by Charles Brown. He has been studying cliff swallows for almost 20 years in Nebraska, and this is an account of one of his field seasons.

Mike Donahue

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