Mosque Swallow
Cecropis (Hirundo) senegalensis
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The mosque swallow is a large swallow (21 cm) with a rufous rump and a blue-black cap that descends to the eyes. Also note the rufous ear coverts and the white throat. These birds were photographed in Karatu, Lobo, Tarangire, Yaeda Valley and Mbeya. The left lower photo was taken at Lobo (2-07), courtesy of Michael Lund Markussen; click it to see five enlargements.
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copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Michael Lund Markussen, Robert Barnes, Doug McLennan

Last Update this page: 7-22-15