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Violet-green swallows have made up the vast majority of the dying birds, followed by barn swallows and vaux swifts, according to Colin Gillin, a state wildlife veterinarian.
Violet-green swallows zip overhead like tiny cruise missiles, their mouths open in hopes of catching a meal.
In the Southwest, some of the most common are tree swallows, violet-green swallows and barn swallows.
Tree and violet-green swallows accept a wider variety of habitats, often stealing houses from bluebirds.
We collected video footage of a Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) laying an egg in an active Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) nest containing nine-day-old nestlings at Hastings Natural History Reservation, Carmel Valley, California (36[degrees] 22' N, 121[degrees] 34' W).