Wire-tailed swallow – Hirundo smithii – is a small Afro-Asian swallow of Type – aerialist, Family Hirundinidae and Order Passeriformes. It is resident in s s Africa, and peninsular India where it becomes migratory in Pakistan to Turkmenistan. The AWB Region is outside of its normal range but it is recorded as Accidental in Iran, Oman and UAE. In s s Africa it is resident in Mali, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea and Somalia.
Type - aerialist - nesting under eaves of buildings, bridges and other manmade structures Typical Habitat - open lands near water, from scrublands to grasslands and cultivated fields, Order: Passeriformes Family: Hirundinidae Genus: Hirundo Species - Hirundo smithii Wire-tailed swallow - Species - ebird.org Wire-tailed swallow - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Wire-tailed swallow - Species - beautyofbirds.com Wire-tailed swallow - Species - wildifesafari.info Wire-tailed swallow - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Wire-tailed swallow - Images - google.com Wire-tailed swallow - Video - youtube.com Wire-tailed swallow - Datazone - birdlife.org