Sand Martin

photo by Nigel Wedge

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Hirundinidae

Subfamily

Riparia

Species

riparia

Appearance

* Small bird with brown upperparts and white underparts
* Brown band on the breast and lightly forked tail
* Size: about 12 cm

Habitat

Open areas close to water

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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