What do swallows eat?

in the mud in a cow byre

underneath swallow nests , moth wings

 I have noticed moth wings underneath swallows nests several times. Large yellow underwing moths are often disturbed by people and presumably cattle from grass, and I guess caught by swallows and brought to the nest, where the wings are discarded.

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.Take time to look , listen, even scent what is on the wind.
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