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  Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Barn Swallow | Hirundo rustica photo
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

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Barn Swallow | Hirundo rustica photo
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

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Barn Swallow | Hirundo rustica photo
Barn swallow feeding young

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BARN SWALLOW FACTS

distribution map showing range of Hirundo rustica in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Hirundinidae
Genus:Hirundo
Species:rustica
Common Name:Barn Swallow

Relatives in same Genus
  Welcome Swallow (H. neoxena)
  Pacific Swallow (H. tahitica)