www.wdreams.com E-Mail Inicio Frances Español
 Common House Martin  (Delichon urbica )



Scientific name: Delichon urbica

Status: Widespread and common summer visitor.

Habitat: Nest almost exclusively on buildings, building a mud nest under eaves, so commonly found in towns and villages, but hunts for insect food over all kinds of open country.

Description: Best told from other swallows by it's prominent white rump on otherwise blue-black back. The white rump can be seen on birds at considerable height as they swoop around the sky. Distinctive hard but liquid chirrrp call.

Size: 12.5cm (5")

 Source: Internet
See the forum: Common House Martin
 Enter in our reservations system.
Sign in, introducing your email, to know the last news, notes of press and events of the day of the Reino de los Mallos
  Minimum resolution: 800 x 600 © Copyright 2002
Optimized for Internet Explorer.
Legal warning , Policy of privacy