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Swallow - Red-rumped Swallow

Hirundo daurica


Blue-black cap that extends to the eye and down nape; ear-coverts rufous; upperparts are blue-black; pale rufous underwing-coverts; all pale rufous below with black under tail-coverts. Sexes alike Photo taken at Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania


Common and widespread within range although numerous above 1000m.


Information taken from: Birds of East Africa by Dave Richards Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe

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Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 9, 2018
Submitted on Aug 12, 2019

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