Eurasian crag-martin – Ptyonoprogne rupestris – is a mid-sized migratory Eurasian martin of Type – aerialist, Family Hirundinidae and Order Passeriformes. The W European populations are largely Resident but in E Europe and Asia they are largely migratory. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to E Turkey, S Caucasus, Iran and SW Yemen. It winters in coastal Mauritania and the Nile Valley from the Delta to the source of the Blue Nile in the Ethiopian Highlands. There are Resident populations across most of Turkey, Cyprus, N Syria, N Iraq, S Levant, W KSA, N central Libya and the N Maghreb states.
Type - aerialist - nests sheltered by overhangs, Typical Habitat - traditionally mountain cliffs, but now buildings, bridges and other man made structures, Order: Passeriformes Family: Hirundinidae Genus: Ptyonoprogne Species - Ptyonoprogne rupestris Eurasian crag-martin - Species - ebird.org Eurasian crag-martin - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Eurasian crag-martin - Birds - vogelwarte.ch Eurasian crag-martin - Database - avibase Eurasian crag-martin - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Eurasian crag-martin - Images google.com Eurasian crag-martin - Video - youtube.com Eurasian crag-martin - Datazone - birdlife.org