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crabmeat wrote: This bird has just now started coming around our Hays County, Texas home. It doesn't seem to fear us and is interested in the old, unoccupied barn swallow nest that is above our door. The top knot is not always there. I'm showing two images: one with the tuft and one without. We'd like to know what the bird eats and its habits, etc.