Cliff Swallow

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Swallows and Larks

Cliff Swallow

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Swallows and Larks

Cliff Swallow
Cliff Swallow

Daniel Fitzgerald

Found in open areas, usually near water; presence is largely tied to presence of bridges, dams, or buildings where it places its nest.

Square cut tail, buffy orange rump, and buffy forehead identify this swallow. Compare to Barn Swallow

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Cliff Swallow