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Die Tahitische Schwalbe = Hirundo tahitica (Pacific swallow) (cropped)
Subject: Die Tahitische Schwalbe = Hirundo tahitica (Pacific swallow) (cropped)
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Hirundo tahitica - 1772-1829 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ16700151.Hirundo tahitica (Pacific swallow).jpg
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Die Tahitische Schwalbe = Hirundo tahitica (Pacific swallow) (cropped)

Die Tahitische Schwalbe.

Hirundo tahitica
Date between 1772 and 1829
Artist Creator:Krüger jun.
Notes This object is part of the collection Iconographia Zoologica
Source/Photographer Herrn von Buffons Naturgeschichte der Vögel, XXII B p. 290
Old Latin name Hirundo tahitica
New Latin name Hirundo tahitica
Common name Nederlands: Zuidzeezwaluw
Source: cropped from

Hirundo tahitica - Pacific Swallow, Tahiti Swallow, Hill Swallow, Java Swallow

The Pacific Swallow (Hirundo tahitica), also known as the Tahiti Swallow, the Hill Swallow, or the Java Swallow, is a small bird that belongs to the swallows family of Hirundinidae. It lives in tropical southern Asia and the islands of the south Pacific. It is mostly blue-black on the upper parts and buff on the lower parts, with a red face and throat. It feeds on insects while flying and builds mud nests under cliffs or buildings. Pacific swallows can produce a variety of vocalizations, such as chirps, trills, and whistles.

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Hirundo
Species: Hirundo tahitica Gmelin, 1789

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