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  Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica)

Pacific Swallow | Hirundo tahitica photo
Pacific Swallow

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PACIFIC SWALLOW FACTS

distribution map showing range of Hirundo tahitica 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:tahitica
Common Name:Pacific Swallow

Relatives in same Genus
  Welcome Swallow (H. neoxena)
  Barn Swallow (H. rustica)