Cliff Swallows have creamy bellies and foreheads and a shorter, square tail

Swallow Bridges Survey

We have a new opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to get out gather important information for science! Boise State’s Intermountain Bird Observatory and the Forest Service is interested in monitoring local breeding populations of cliff and barn swallows. You do not need to be an expert birder to help. Simply visit any identified bridges throughout the summer and fill out the short survey below each time. That’s it! Include what swallow species you see, but remember that even a record of zero is still valuable information.

If the survey below doesn’t work for you, here is a direct link to the Google Form

Barn Swallows have longer, pointed tails and reddish faces and belly