Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
Home Alphabetical Maps Taxonomic Links/Resources


      

      

      

      

      

 
The barn or European swallow is a commonly seen palearctic migrant. The rust-coloured forecrown and throat are diagnostic. The left 4th row and both 5th row photos are of melanistic barn swallows (Lake Chala, 4-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. The immature (right 4th row) was seen in Tarangire (1-04). The others were seen in Silale swamp and Arusha NP. Click the photo above to see a series of enlargements.
 
Breeding range

Last page

Next Alphabetical

Next Taxonomic
       

_______________________________________________________

All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Steve Dolberg, Karine Van der Vurst,, Valéry Schollaert
Lyn Waltenberg Riaan Marais

Last Update this page: 4-28-17