Barn Swallow

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Alternate name
Hirundo rustica  Scientific name 
Passeriformes. Order
Hirundinidae Family   
18 cm                Length
Most habitats below 2,700 m often by water. Habitat
4-6 eggs nests in caves and buildings Clutch
Insects caught in flight. Food  
European birds winter in Africa       Habits
7078 World Number

Least concern                           

Status

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Juvenile

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barn swallow

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wpe74C.jpg (3330 bytes) Replay embedded file Barn Swallow calls at nest site
(Hirundo rustica rustica) Stuart Fisher XC26593 18-06-2001, UK
Barn Swallow song
(Hirundo rustica)
Niels Krabbe XC25649
03-06-1982, Denmark
Barn Swallow Song
(Hirundo rustica)
Ante Strand XC29228
24-06-1990, Sweden
wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes)  Barn Swallow chattering while perched (Hirundo rustica)
Chris Parrish XC22006
29-07-2007, United States
Barn Swallow calls
(Hirundo rustica)
Andrew Spencer XC13788
14-06-2007, United States
 Barn Swallow call
(Hirundo rustica)
Glauco Alves Pereira XC4415
31-10-2004, Brazil
 

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