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Hirundo rufula = Cecropis daurica (red-rumped swallow)
Subject: Hirundo rufula = Cecropis daurica (red-rumped swallow)
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Cecropis daurica (rufula). Dresser - Hirundo rufula, red-rumped swallow.jpg
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Hirundo rufula = Cecropis daurica (red-rumped swallow)


Cecropis daurica (rufula)
Date between 1871 and 1881
Source Cecropis daurica (rufula). H. E. Dresser. A history of the birds of Europe : including all the species inhabiting the western palaearctic region. Volume III. 1871-1881
Author H. E. Dresser (Henry Eeles Dresser, 1838-1915)

Cecropis daurica - red-rumped swallow

The red-rumped swallow (Cecropis daurica) is a small bird that belongs to the swallow family, Hirundinidae. It has a blue back, a reddish rump, and a pale face and neck. It lives in open hilly areas of southern Europe, Asia, and Africa. Some populations are resident, while others migrate to warmer regions in winter. It feeds on flying insects that it catches in the air. It builds a dome-shaped nest with a tunnel entrance, usually under a cliff or a building. It lays 3 to 6 eggs per clutch.

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Cecropis
Species: Cecropis daurica (Laxmann, 1769)
- Hirundo daurica

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