Common House Martin
Delichon urbicum

– slightly smaller than sparrow, longer-winged
– diurnal migrant
– migrates singly, or (more regularly) in small, loose flocks

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Common House Martin Delichon u. urbicum, AD
BIF0425, 13/08/2013, Prignitz, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Common House Martin Delichon u. urbicum, AD
BIF0426, 05/06/2013, Prignitz, Germany, Mathias Putze
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Common House Martin Delichon u. urbicum, AD
BIF0427, 13/08/2013, Prignitz, Germany, Mathias Putze

Common House Martin Delichon urbicum lagopodum, AD
BIF0510, 07/06/2014, Numrog, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Common House Martin Delichon urbicum lagopodum, AD
BIF0511, 07/06/2014, Numrog, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

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Common House Martin Delichon u. urbicum, AD
BIF0428, 12/05/2009, Greifswalder Oie, Germany, Patrick Franke

comparison species:
Barn Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow
Pacific Swift

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