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    • Hirundo rustica
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    • Barn Swallow
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    • Golondrina tijereta
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    • hirondelle rustique
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    • Rauchschwalbe
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Recent observations

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

keni

Date

July 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

finatic

Date

January 6, 2015 11:36 AM PST

Description

Riverside County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

finatic

Date

January 6, 2015 11:37 AM PST

Description

Riverside County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 1, 2013 09:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

digibirdtrek

Date

July 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 30, 2009 02:48 PM EDT

Description

30 May 2009.
Port Mahon, Kent Co, DE.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Golondrina tijereta Hirundo rustica

Observer

monarca

Date

October 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica

Observer

awaheed

Date

January 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

December 12, 2014

Place

Pretoria (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) Hirundo rustica

Observer

ehfrandahl

Date

January 3, 2015 07:16 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.