July 29, 2012 at 12:00 am in Grand Forks Herald
The title “Birds of the Summer” surely should go to the aerial insect-eaters.
Chief among them are the swallows, so numerous this time of year. Seven swallow species of swallows nest in the Red River Valley. A seventh occurs in western North Dakota. These birds differ in habits and, especially, in nesting and flocking behavior. But they are all insect eaters. Continue Reading