RED-RUMPED SWALLOW

(Hirundo daurica)

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Roberts VI / VII 904 / 608
Clements 2000 123.0660
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
117-57
(CBOS 117-55)

 

Rare Straggler 
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A medium bird (18 cm), breeding in southern Europe, India and northern Africa. It migrates south and is a rare straggler to Zimbabwe. It inhabits woodland and rocky hills, and is usually found in pairs or small groups. It eats aerial arthropods.

 

List of Stamps showing Red-rumped Swallow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Portugal 3106   2004 45c
Yugoslavia 2199 2099 1985 1000d