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Barn Swallow  [Hirundo rustica]
The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is a small migratory passerine bird found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. It has a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is often just called Swallow in Europe, although the term 'swallow' refe... - Last revised: May 14, 2018
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Cave Swallow  [Petrochelidon fulva]
The Cave Swallow, Petrochelidon fulva, belonging to the same genus as the more familiar and widespread Cliff Swallow of North America, occurs in Mexico and the Greater Antilles, with fall and winter vagrants reaching the East and Gulf Coasts of the U.S..T... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Cliff Swallow  [Petrochelidon pyrrhonota]
The Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) is a member of the passerine bird family Hirundinidae the swallows and martins.It breeds in North America and Mexico, and is migratory, wintering in southern South America. This species is a very rare vagrant... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow  [Stelgidopteryx serripennis]
The Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) is a small swallow. Adults are 13-15cm in length, brown on top with light underparts and a forked tail. They are similar in appearance to the Bank Swallow but have a dusky throat and breast. T... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Pacific Swallow  [Hirundo tahitica]
The Pacific Swallow or Hill Swallow (Hirundo tahitica) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family. It breeds in tropical southern Asia from southern India and Sri Lanka across to south east Asia and the islands of the south Pacific. It is resident ap... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Purple Martin  [Progne subis]
The Purple Martin (Progne subis) is the largest North American swallow at 20 cm length. Adults have a slightly forked tail. These "aerial acrobats" have speed and agility in flight, and when approaching their housing, will dive from the sky with their win... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Tree Swallow  [Tachycineta bicolor]
The Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor, is a migratory passerine bird that breeds in North America and winters in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.This swallow averages 13.5 cm (5 inches) long and weigh... - Last revised: May 12, 2018
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Violet-green Swallow  [Tachycineta thalassina]
The Violet-green Swallow, Tachycineta thalassina, is a small swallow.Adults are velvet green on their upperparts with white underparts and a forked tail; they have white patches on the side of the rump. They are somewhat similar in appearance to the Tree... - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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