Flight Lines: Cliff swallows beneficiaries of RRV manmade structures
I’ve been racking my brain in an attempt to remember if I’ve ever seen a cliff swallow (petrochelidon pyrrhonota) nest attached to something other than a manmade structure here in the Red River Valley.
I would venture to say that such a scene doesn’t exist and never has. You see the cliff swallow, like a handful of other species, has been the beneficiary of our presence to a great degree.
Without our structures, there was no place for it to be.
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