Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia

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The sand martin (Riparia riparia) or European sand martin, bank swallow in the Americas, and collared sand martin in South Asia, is a migratory passerine bird in the swallow family. It has a wide range in summer, embracing practically the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean countries, part of northern Asia and also North America. It winters in eastern and southern Africa, South America and South Asia.

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  1. (c) Jose Sousa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/22956934@N00/1515352659
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riparia_riparia

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