Bank Swallow Identification

Adult Description

  • Small slender songbird.
  • White underneath and brown on top.
  • Dark band across chest, extending down middle of chest.
  • Small bill.
  • Long wings.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but with pale edging to back feathers.
Relative Size

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  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
    • Weight: 0.3-0.7 oz (10-19 g)
    • Wingspan: 9.8-11.4 in (25-29 cm)