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  • Spanish
    • Golondrina tijereta
    • Golondrina común
  • Russian
    • Деревенская ласточка
  • Danish
    • Landsvale
  • Korean
    • 제비
  • French
    • Hirondelle rustique
  • Catalan
    • Oreneta vulgar
  • Scientific Names
    • Hirundo rustica
  • English
    • Barn Swallow
  • German
    • Rauchschwalbe
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BARS
  • Traditional Chinese
    • 家燕
  • Portuguese
    • Andorinha-das-chaminés
  • Hebrew
    • סנונית רפתות
  • Italian
    • Rondine comune
  • Finnish
    • haarapääsky

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Recent observations

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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mjplagens

Date

October 18, 2016 07:55 AM EAT

Description

I could not identify any other swallow species in this large group.

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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mazer

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June 20, 2014 07:02 PM PDT

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American Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica ssp. erythrogaster

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mazer

Date

June 5, 2014 07:05 PM PDT

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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amzapp

Date

June 10, 2011 10:26 AM CDT

Description

Uploading my old MT bird photos.

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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antoniolp

Date

October 15, 2016 10:35 AM CDT

Description

Ayuda con la id

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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amarzee

Date

June 1, 2009 06:26 PM KST

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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January 13, 2017 11:39 PM CST

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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jessmr

Date

January 13, 2017 09:09 PM CST

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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July 29, 2016 01:34 PM CDT

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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pipoca1730

Date

January 7, 2017 06:32 PM ART

Description

Termas de Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero, Argentina

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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neild

Date

June 22, 2012 10:17 AM EDT

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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

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alexis-lh

Date

September 20, 2016 09:47 AM 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.
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