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Garden Gate: Episode 126 – Swallows and other fly catching birds with guest Simon Tapper

CHEX TV airdate: Oct. 13th, 2017
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On this episode my guest is Simon Tapper a student at Trent University. Simon is studying many different birds in the swallow family. Swallows prefer nesting boxes located in open fields on tall posts. They mainly eat flying insects. We’ve noticed fewer swallows in our backyards. Simon has some tips on why this might be. Tune into this segment.


Shows air bi-weekly on CHEX TV during the 5 o’clock CHEX Daily show and repeats the following Monday at 12:30pm.