Bank Swallow

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Colouring Brown upper, white lower
Voice Low dry and rasping
Feeds on Insects
Flight Weak and fluttery
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Bank Swallow
Bank Swallow
Also Known As ..
Sand Martin
Page Last Updated 5/7/2018 3:22:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Passeriformes
Family Hirundinidae
Species Riparia riparia
Category Martins
StdName Sand Martin
Vital Statistics
Length 12 to 12 cms
Weight 13 to 14 gms
Wingspan 26 to 29 cms
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Bank Swallow (Species=Riparia riparia / Standard Name=Sand Martin)