Species: Wire-tailed Swallow   Hirundo smithii
Subspecies: filifera
Author: Jeel Bharat Patel
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Added to IBC: 10 Sep 2015 - 15:50
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Altitude (m): 
49 meters
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Submitted by borisdelahaie@g... on's picture

I think it is a Wire-tailed Swallow, and not a Red-rumped Swallow.


Submitted by Arnau Bonan (HBW editor) on
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Thanks for your comment. We have corrected it.
Arnau Bonan
IBC Team

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Jeel Bharat Patel, IBC1099132. Accessible at

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Jeel Bharat Patel, IBC1099132. Photo of Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii at Thol Bird Sanctuary, India. Accessible at

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