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. Click the lower photo to see 6 enlargements.
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Last Update this page: 6-28-20