Indian Cliff Swallow

building nest in Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, India.

The Indian Cliff 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 Yucatan form of West Indian cliff swallow (Petrochelidon fulva) Authors: Van Tyne, J. Issue Date: 1938 Publisher: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Series/Report no. More

the Indian Cliff Swallow, which breeds on the high banks of rivers in large societies; and several forms of Striated Swallow, with the lower surface streaked. Pipits and Wagtails combine to form the family Motacillidae, and both comprise many species, and are found almost every- where. The Larks (Alaudidae) are represented by no less than ten genera, but several of these are very restricted in range. More

Indian Cliff Swallow, Streak-Throated Swallow Description - Family Hirundinidae A Family of birds that is adapted to feeding on flying insects in the air : they have slender bodies, long pointed wings, short bills, strong bills, a wide gape , and great maneuverability and endurance. Their legs are short and their front toes are partially joined, so their walk is awkward, and their feet are better suited to perching . More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Hirundo
Species : fluvicola
Authority : Blyth, 1855