Barn Swallow

Scientific Name: Hirundo rustica
Malay Name: Layang-layang Hijrah
Chinese Name: 家燕

Range:
Breeding Range: (Worldwide) widespread

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: rustica, transitiva, savignii, gutturalis, tytleri, saturata, erythrogaster, mandschurica
Local Subspecies: (gutturalis, tytleri, saturata?)

Size: 15 cm

Similar looking species: Pacific Swallow, Sand Martin

Local Status: Common migrant

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link