Hill Swallow

This species is a small swallow at 13 cm. It has a blue back with browner wings and tail, a red face and throat, and dusky underparts. It differs from Barn Swallow and the closely-related Welcome Swallow in its shorter and less forked tail.

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Original source: JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/)Camera location
Author: JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/)Camera location

The Hill Swallow is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Pacific Swallow or Hill Swallow (Hirundo tahitica) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family. It breeds in tropical southern Asia from southern India and Sri Lanka across to south east Asia and the islands of the south Pacific. It is resident apart from some local seasonal movements. This bird is associated with coasts, but is increasingly spreading to forested uplands. HirundoTahiticaGould.jpg This species is a small swallow at 13 cm. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Hirundo
Species : domicola
Authority : Jerdon, 1844