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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 18, 2014 05:25 PM NZDT

Description

Not being cooperative, but the forked tail is visible.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 18, 2009 10:19 AM EDT

Description

18 Jul 2009.
Core Creek Park, Bucks Co, PA.
Nest.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena

Observer

tony_ladson

Date

January 12, 2015 08:20 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Swallows Family Hirundinidae

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

November 10, 2014

Description

I doubt these are ID'able to the species level, but any idea of what they are? Just curious since I don't often see such large flocks that fly around like this.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Purple martin Progne subis

Observer

drdon

Date

July 8, 2014 08:04 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

hfabian

Date

January 23, 2015

Description

Flocking aorund nesting boxes.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

joseorranti

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena ssp. neoxena

Observer

aglen

Date

January 23, 2015 11:12 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa

Observer

terathopius

Date

August 9, 2014 07:11 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena ssp. neoxena

Observer

aglen

Date

January 22, 2015 12:56 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

mosque swallow Cecropis senegalensis

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 12, 2014 05:37 PM SAST
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Description from Wikipedia

The swallows and martins are a group of passerine birds in the family Hirundinidae which are characterised by their adaptation to aerial feeding. Swallow is used colloquially in Europe as a synonym for the Barn Swallow.

No range data available.