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Barn Swallows

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These birds always pass by my window making weird but nice sounds. They are swift fliers and it's a challenge taking their photos while in flight. I was lucky enough to spot them perched on a tree by Lake Momella.

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Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica


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3 Comments

Jinki Afrika
Jinki Afrika 10 years ago

Thanks, Emma, for the ID.
And thanks, Livan, for the clarification. I'll make some revision on this posting.

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 10 years ago

Last three pictures are: Lesser Striped Swallow (Hirundo abyssinica syn. Cecropis abyssinica)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesser_Stri...
The first 2 groups on the branch do look as (rustica) European or Barn swallows as Emma said.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

Barn swallows.

Jinki Afrika
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Jinki Afrika

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Mar 7, 2012
Submitted on Mar 7, 2012

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