Barn Swallow (White-bellied)

Hirundo rustica rustica

ML88127


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Linda Macaulay
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eBird Checklist S38793548
Latitude and Longitude -19.5, 22.5 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Not Used

Comments

NOTES: Thousands of Hirundo rustica were seen over the main channel of the river hawking insects and coming down for the night. They came down from about 150 feet over us to 75 feet over us. Number of individuals=UU1000+;. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact. Habitat: Wetland, River.

Background Species

Coppery-tailed Coucal - Centropus cupreicaudus
Lesser Striped Swallow - Cecropis abyssinica
Southern Carmine Bee-eater - Merops nubicoides

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5 PRO II
Microphone
Sennheiser MKH 60
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
28 Apr 1998 by Matthew D. Medler
Digitized
1 Mar 2012 by Jay McGowan
Edited
28 Apr 1998 by Matthew D. Medler

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