Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

In Anglophone Europe, the barn swallow is simply called the “swallow” and in Nothern Europe, it’s the only common species called a “swallow” rather than a “martin.”

In Anglophone Europe, the barn swallow is just called the swallow. In Northern Europe, it is the only common species called a swallow rather than a martin.


Image | © Tony’s Takes, Some Rights Reserved, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Gill & Wright, 2006; The Wikimedia Foundation, 2019)

 

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