Nest structure Plan and Information
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Species in decline
This species is in decline in certain regions. You can put up a nest box to help if you live in the right region and habitat.
- Not declining
Nesting RangeSource: BNA Online
Attach Nest Box To
Known Nesting Period
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
Nest Box Placement
- Mount the shelf on a building in a sheltered site, under the eaves or soffits, or over a light fixture.
- Do not mount the shelf near an active doorway (swallows will defend the nest against passersby).
- Swallows must have a source of mud nearby. You can make a mud puddle with a garden hose for them if necessary.