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White-throated Swallow

Hirundo albigularis

Description:

They are slim fast flying birds with glossy blue back a white belly and reddish around the face.

Habitat:

All over South Africa in our summer, and migrate back to the northern hemisphere in our winter. They eat insects on the wing.


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2 Comments

XXD17
XXD17 6 years ago

This is a white-throated swallow...barn swallows have a rusty red chin and throat

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 6 years ago

What a beautiful bird. I love the glossy blue coloration.

buzzard.marshall
Spotted by
buzzard.marshall

George Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -33.95, Long: 22.45

Spotted on Oct 28, 2012
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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