The Merry Wives Of Windsor:The Swallow Lyrics
Piano and keyboards: Billy Nobel. Lead acoustic guitar on 50 Years: Bill McDermott.
The Swallow Song Come wander quietly and listen to the wind. Come near and listen to the sky. Come walking high above the rolling of the sea, and watch the swallows as they fly. There is no sorrow like the murmur of their wings. There is no choir like their song.
There is no power like the freedom of their flight, While the swallows roam alone. Do you hear: The calling of a hundred thousand boys? Do you hear: The trembling in the stone? Do you hear: The angry bells ringing in the night?
Courtship involves aerial chases. On perch, mated pair sit close together, touch bills, preen each other's feathers. Several pairs may nest in same immediate area, but does not form dense colonies like some swallows. Nest: Original natural sites were in sheltered crevices in cliffs or shallow caves. Sites used today are mostly in open buildings, under eaves, under bridges or docks, or similar places. Nest built by both sexes is a cup of mud and dried grass, lined with feathers.
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Read more. From the City of Angels to the tip of Andes, these couples all have one thing in common. One of our most familiar birds in rural areas and semi-open country, this swallow is often seen skimming low over fields with a flowing, graceful flight.
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It seems to have adopted humans as neighbors, typically placing its nest in barns or garages, or under bridges or wharves; indeed, it is now rare to find a Barn Swallow nest in a site that is not manmade. Feeding Behavior Food is mostly captured and eaten in the air. Eggs , sometimes 6, rarely 7. Young Both parents feed young. Diet Insects. Nesting Courtship involves aerial chases.
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