Tree Swallow Facts and Photos
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Physical Description: Long, pointed wings, short, squared tail, short and flat bills. Males are blue-green at the top of their bodies whereas females are brown in color above.
Length: 4.7-5.9 inches
Weight: 0.6-0.9 ounces
Wingspan: 11.8-13.8 inches
Diet: Flying insects, bayberries and other vegetable matter
Migration: Tree swallows winter in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America, migrating from their breeding sites in northern North America.
Animal facts courtesy of the BBC.