Barn Swallow

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Colouring Blue upper, red chin, whitish lower
Voice Distinctively liquid
Feeds on Insects
Flight Fluent and graceful
Nesting Eaves
Social Flocks
Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow
Also Known As ..
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Passeriformes
Family Hirundinidae
Species Hirundo rustica
Category Swallows
StdName Barn Swallow
Vital Statistics
Length 17 to 19 cms
Weight 16 to 25 gms
Wingspan 32 to 35 cms
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 NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Barn Swallow (Species=Hirundo rustica / Standard Name=Barn Swallow)