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Swallows come to Japan at the end of spring, and they spend a summer and raise chicks.
They usually build a nest of mud and grasses around human habitation. Many Japanese look forward to the chickes growing safely.
Swallows are one of the most familiar presence for Japanese for a long time. So the motif of swallow is often used in a design of kimono and obi for summer.