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Pacific Swallow

Hirundo tahitica

Description:

Abundant visitor. Deeply forked tail, dark breast band and whitish or buff underparts separate it from the resident Barn Swallow.

Habitat:

spotted perching and jumping around electric and communication cables and wires around the city

Notes:

Seen along coats, in towns, open country rarely over forest, but usually associated with water

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Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 21, 2014
Submitted on May 28, 2014

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