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Swallows, Martins and Allies

PASSERIFORMES - hirundinidae
This room displays photos of swallows and their allies.
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Barn Swallow [1][2], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2000, Gunma, Japan. Asian House-Martin [1], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 09/2000, Gunma, Japan. Barn Swallow [3], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2001, Tochigi, Japan.

Asian House-Martin [2], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 05/2002, Tochigi, Japan. Barn Swallow [4], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 09/2001, Loudenvielle, France. Pacific Swallow [1], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia.

Pacific Swallow [2], Ryukyu Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 09/2002, Bukit Fraser, Malaysia. Pacific Swallow [3], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 09/2002, Sabah, Malaysia. Pacific Swallow [4], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan.

Welcome Swallow [1][2], Oosutoraria Tsubame or Hirundo neoxena. photo: 09/2003, Albany, Australia. Grey-breasted Martin [1][2][3], Haimune Murasaki Tsubame or Progne chalybea. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname. Southern Martin, Minami Murasaki Tsubame or Progne modesta. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname.

Southern Rough-winged Swallow [1][2], Obinashi Shodo Tsubame or Stelgidopteryx ruficollis. photo: 08/2004, Powaka, Suriname. Southern Rough-winged Swallow [3], Obinashi Shodo Tsubame or Stelgidopteryx ruficollis. photo: 08/2004, Zanderij, Suriname. Black-collared Swallow, Kuroobi Tsubame or Atticora melanoleuca. photo: 08/2004, Foengoe Island, Suriname.

White-banded Swallow, Shiroobi Tsubame or Atticora fasciata. photo: 08/2004, Foengoe Island, Suriname. White-winged Swallow, Hajiro Midori Tsubame or Tachycineta albiventer. photo: 08/2004, Foengoe Island, Suriname. Grey-breasted Martin [4], Haimune Murasaki Tsubame or Progne chalybea. photo: 08/2004, Weg naar Zee, Suriname.

Pacific Swallow [5], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 06/2005, Taipei, Taiwan. Red-rumped Swallow [1][2][3], Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo daurica. photo: 06/2005, Chichi, Taiwan. Rufous-chested Swallow, Akahara Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo semirufa. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.

Lesser Striped-Swallow [1][2], Ko Zuaka Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo abyssinica. photo: 08/2005, Mahango GR, Namibia. Mosque Swallow, Afurika Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo senegalensis. photo: 08/2005, Mahango GR, Namibia. Wire-tailed Swallow [1], Hario Tsubame or Hirundo smithii. photo: 08/2005, Divundu, Namibia.

Rock Martin [1][2], Afurika Chairo Tsubame or Hirundo fuligula. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia. Asian House-Martin [3][4], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. Barn Swallow [5][6][7], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan.

Pacific Swallow [6], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Barn Swallow [8], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 08/2006, Doi Angkhang, Thailand. Wire-tailed Swallow [2], Hario Tsubame or Hirundo smithii. photo: 08/2006, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Plain Martin, Taiwan Shôdô Tsubame or Riparia paludicola. photo: 08/2006, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Striated Swallow, Oo Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo striolata. photo: 09/2006, Khao Phanom Bencha NP, Thailand. Pacific Swallow [7][8], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 09/2006, Krabi, Thailand.

Barn Swallow [9], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan. Asian House-Martin [5][6], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 06/2007, Kyôto, Japan. Barn Swallow [10][11][12], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 06/2007, Kyôto, Japan.

Grey-rumped Swallow, Kawari Tsubame or Pseudohirundo griseopyga. photo: 08/2007, Omboué, Gabon. Lesser Striped-Swallow [3][4], Ko Zuaka Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo abyssinica. photo: 08/2007, Omboué, Gabon. Angola Swallow, Haibara Tsubame or Hirundo angolensis. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon.

White-throated Blue Swallow [1], Ojiro Kuro Tsubame or Hirundo nigrita. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. White-throated Blue Swallow [2][3], Ojiro Kuro Tsubame or Hirundo nigrita. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Unidentified. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon.

Square-tailed Sawwing, Kakubi Kuro Tsubame or Psalidoprocne nitens. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Lesser Striped-Swallow [5], Ko Zuaka Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo abyssinica. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo Village, Gabon. Black Sawwing, Kuro Tsubame or Psalidoprocne holomelas. photo: 09/2007, La Lopé, Gabon.

Lesser Striped-Swallow [6][7][8], Ko Zuaka Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo abyssinica. photo: 09/2007, La Lopé, Gabon. Pacific Swallow [9][10], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 03/2008, Wutai, Taiwan. Red-rumped Swallow [4][5], Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo daurica. photo: 03/2008, Wutai, Taiwan.

Red-rumped Swallow [5], Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo daurica. photo: 03/2008, Guanziling, Taiwan. Barn Swallow [13][14], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Asian House-Martin [7][8][9], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan.

Asian House-Martin [10], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Barn Swallow [15], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Barn Swallow [16][17], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 08/2008, San Pedro RNCA, Arizona, USA.

Tree Swallow [1][2], Midori Tsubame or Tachycineta bicolor. photo: 08/2008, Saguaro NP, Arizona, USA. Violet-green Swallow [1], Sumire Midori Tsubame or Tachycineta thalassina. photo: 08/2008, Pearce, Arizona, USA. Violet-green Swallow [2], Sumire Midori Tsubame or Tachycineta thalassina. photo: 09/2008, Cave Creek Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Asian House-Martin [11], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. Barn Swallow [18][19], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2009, Tochigi, Japan. Asian House-Martin [12], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 04/2009, Yamagata, Japan.

Red-rumped Swallow [6][7][8], Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo daurica. photo: 05/2009, Oki Islands, Shimane, Japan. Barn Swallow [20], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2009, Oki Islands, Shimane, Japan. Sand Martin [1][2], Shôdô Tsubame or Riparia riparia. photo: 05/2009, Oki Islands, Shimane, Japan.

Barn Swallow [21], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 08/2009, Da Lat, Vietnam. Barn Swallow [22], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan. Pacific Swallow [11], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan.

Barn Swallow [23], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2010, Ehime, Japan. Sand Martin [3], Shôdô Tsubame or Riparia riparia. photo: 08/2010, Jura, France. Barn Swallow [24], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 08/2010, P.N. des Ecrins, France.

Eurasian Crag-Martin, Chairo Tsubame or Hirundo rupestris. photo: 08/2010, P.N.R. du Queyras, France. Northern House-Martin, Nishi Iwatsubame or Delichon urbica. photo : 09/2010, Paris, France. Pacific Swallow [12], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 10/2010, Kenting, Taiwan.

Barn Swallow [25], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 06/2011, Yamaguchi, Japan. Asian House-Martin [13], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 07/2011, Yamanashi, Japan. Red-rumped Swallow [9] (Sri Lanka Swallow), Koshiaka Tsubame or Hirundo daurica (or H.hyperythra). photo: 07/2011, Minneriya NP, Sri Lanka.

Wire-tailed Swallow [3], Hario Tsubame or Hirundo smithii. photo: 08/2011, Yala NP, Sri Lanka. Barn Swallow [26], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 09/2011, Analipsi, Crete, Greece. Barn Swallow [27], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 09/2011, Saga, Japan.

Pacific Swallow [13], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 02/2012, Minami Daito Island, Japan. Barn Swallow [28], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 02/2012, Kita Daitô Island, Japan. Barn Swallow [29], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 03/2012, Hachijô Island, Japan.

Barn Swallow [30], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2012, Yamaguhi, Japan. Barn Swallow [31], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 07/2012, Yamanashi, Japan. Barn Swallow [32], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica tytleri. photo: 08/2012, Gün-Galuut NR., Mongolia.

Asian House-Martin [14], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus. photo: 08/2012, Terelj NR, Mongolia. Sand Martin [4], Shôdô Tsubame or Riparia riparia. photo: 08/2012, Ogii Lake, Mongolia. Barn Swallow [33], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2013, Nagano, Japan.


Barn Swallow [34], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2013, Nagano, Japan. Barn Swallow [35], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 07/2013, Nagano, Japan. Barn Swallow [36], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2014, Nagano, Japan.

Asian House-Martin [15], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus.photo: 04/2014, Nagano, Japan. Pacific Swallow [14], Ryûkyû Tsubame or Hirundo tahitica. photo: 05/2014, Singapore. Barn Swallow [37], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 04/2015, Nagano, Japan.

Asian House-Martin [16], Iwatsubame or Delichon dasypus.photo: 04/2015, Nagano, Japan. Barn Swallow [38], Tsubame or Hirundo rustica. photo: 05/2015, Koshiki Islands, Japan. Sand Martin [5], Shôdô Tsubame or Riparia riparia. photo: 05/2015, Koshiki Islands, Japan.

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