South African Cliff-Swallow

SOUTH AFRICAN CLIFF-SWALLOW

Hirundo spilodera

A: Familieswael

 

A common summer visitor to the grassy interior of South Africa. Nests communally under culvits and bridges. A rather bland species, it is ID’ed by its squared-off tail, orange rump, and dark-buff coloured throat. A breeding endemic of South Africa.

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