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  • Scientific Names
    • Hirundo rustica
  • English
    • Barn Swallow
  • Spanish
    • Golondrina tijereta
  • French
    • hirondelle rustique
  • German
    • Rauchschwalbe
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BARS
  • Traditional Chinese
    • 家燕
  • Portuguese
    • Andorinha-das-chaminés

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Recent observations

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

taogirl

Date

April 22, 2015

Description

flying over the very wet grass

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What

Golondrina tijereta Hirundo rustica

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 27, 2015 11:54 AM CDT

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Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

anis

Date

April 26, 2015

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Square

What

Golondrina tijereta Hirundo rustica

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 26, 2015 12:05 PM CDT

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Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 26, 2015 03:37 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

tchristensen

Date

April 25, 2015

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Square

What

barn swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

jnelson

Date

April 26, 2015

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No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

April 26, 2015

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 25, 2015

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Square

What

Golondrina tijereta Hirundo rustica

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 25, 2015 01:14 PM CDT

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Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

drmcd3

Date

July 12, 2004

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

blubayou

Date

April 21, 2015 01:27 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. It is a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In Anglophone Europe it is just called the Swallow; in Northern Europe it is the only common species called a "swallow" rather than a "martin".

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.