Martin, Pale Crag


Name: Martin, Pale Crag

Scientific name: Ptyonoprogne (fuligula) obsolete

Type: Martin

Color: Grey

Habitat: Cities,Fields

Size: 12cm

Conservation status:

Rare Winter Visitor


A small pale grey martin. Upperparts, especially back and rump, appear slightly greyer than wings; underparts almost white including chin, merging into pale mouse-grey undertail-coverts; less contrasting head pattern though ear-coverts sometimes darker than crown; white spots in spread tail distinctly visible when flying overhead or from above. Underwing pale grey with brownish-grey coverts. Flight action similar to Crag Martin.

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