The Northern Rough-Winged Swallow was photographed in Lake Park north of Bradford Beach in Milwaukee, wosconsin.

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The Northern Roughed-Winged Swallow is a brown backed Swallow with a dusky throat. The Rough-Winged is a solitary Swallow and is usually seen alone or in small groups. It feeds on a variety of flying insects, and moths, caterpillars, spiders and mayflies. It has a range from Southern Canada to Argentina. The habitat is near streams, lakes, or rivers and nests in vertical dirt banks.