Bank Swallow

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Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Hirundinidae
Basic Description

The Bank Swallow nests in colonies in streamside banks across much of North America. It can also be found across most of Europe and Asia.

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Other Names
  • Avión Zapador (Spanish)
  • Hirondelle de rivage (French)
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