|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|5.25" 13.33cm||13" 33cm||0.5 oz 14.17g||Hirundinidae||Riparia riparia|
The Bank Swallow makes it nest by digging horizontal holes into the soft earth in the sides of sand quarries, river banks and ridges. It is found throughout most of North America, in the breeding season from Newfoundland and Labrador, northeastern Quebec and across all of Ontario, through all the prairie provinces, into the Northwest and Yukon Territories and most of Alaska. South along the Pacific coast to the central regions of Nevada, across to the Atlantic coast and north into New Brunswick. It spends its winter months in the tropics. It is seen as a vagrant in Cuba.