Bank Swallow (Ripari riparia)

Photo of Bank Swallows with Purple Martins

Bank Swallow (Ripari riparia) Aug 2019. Breeder. IN STEEP DECLINE. With Purple Martins.

Early August, 2019. Montauk Harbor, New York. Breeders. Purple Martins breed on lakes and ponds, and readily take to martin houses. Bank Swallows nest in sandy bluffs and banks; they are IN STEEP DECLINE.