They have also found that barn swallows living in areas surrounding Chernobyl have genetic damage that appears to be increasing with subsequent generations.
What does BARS stand for?
BARS stands for Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, bird species)
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- Biodiversity Action Recording System (UK)
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Throughout the summer, and especially in September, tree and barn swallows hawk insects around the runway - and, to their demise, try to nest in the jet bridges around the terminal, where they're eradicated.
Tiny barn swallows struggle across the sands to find a life-saving oasis.
When they compared birds that had similar uric acid levels, they found that both the European barn swallows and the American birds with larger amounts of pheomelanin in their feathers survived better.
It's unfortunate most city children will never see a sky full of barn swallows in the evening, performing their flawless ballet, darting here and there, in their quest for food.
Sexually-selected infanticide by Barn Swallow males to gain access to a female has been observed (Crook and Shields 1985; Moller 1988, 2004).
jpg) Barn swallows living in heavily contaminated areas near Chernobyl are much more likely to have deformed beaks and tail feathers.
CAPTION(S): Bottom right: Barn swallow, by Scott Molesworth Right: Geese, by Bill Shakespeare Top right: Canal skyline, by jowoody Top left: Mailbox tennis court, by Tim Cornbill