No.459 Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica

L=18.5cm

Rank : 2
Summer Visitor
 Summer visitor that migrates here in the beginning of May, later than Barn Swallow. The shape of nest is like a Japanese esakef bottle sliced in half, attached near  the ceiling.@The size is slightly bigger than Barn Swallow, with its rump brick-coloured, hence its Japanese name. Buffy underparts with fine black streaks, it has no reddish-brown throat like Barn Swallow.
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Fledgling