Sand Martin

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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
Sand Martin
Sand Martin
Also Known As ..
Bank Swallow
Page Last Updated 11/18/2019 12:20:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Passeriformes
Family Hirundinidae
Species Riparia riparia
Category Martins
StdName Sand Martin
Vital Statistics
Length 4.7 to 4.7 ins
Weight 0.5 to 0.5 ozs
Wingspan 10.2 to 11.4 ins
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 NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Sand Martin (Species=Riparia riparia / Standard Name=Sand Martin)