Martin, Common House


Name: Martin, Common House

Scientific name: Delichon urbicum

Type: Martin

Color: Blue,White

Habitat: Cities,Fields

Size: 17cm

Conservation status:

Passage Migrant


Smaller than Barn Swallow with black and white appearance; easily recognised by bluish black upperparts with striking white rump and all white underparts; short, forked black tail with white undertail-coverts and rather dark underwings. Juvenile duller with brownish wash on head and breast sides. Flight more fluttering than Barn Swallow with long glides often high in air.

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