House Martin

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Colouring Blue upper, red chin, whitish lower
Voice Hard quick chirping
Feeds on Insects and spiders
Flight Stiff, circling
Nesting Eaves
Social Small Flocks
House Martin
House Martin
Also Known As ..
Common House Martin
Page Last Updated 11/11/2019 3:25:12 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Hirundinidae
Species Delichon urbica
Category Martins
StdName House Martin
Vital Statistics
Length 4.7 to 4.7 ins
Weight 0.5 to 0.7 ozs
Wingspan 10.2 to 11.4 ins
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - House Martin (Species=Delichon urbica / Standard Name=House Martin)