Common House Martin

Delichon urbicum - Hirondelle de fenêtre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Delichon

  • Species
    :

    urbicum

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 26 à 29 cm.
  • Weight
    : 15 à 21 g
Longevity

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common House Martin (Delichon urbicum) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Delichon urbicum urbicum (w, c and n Europe to w Siberia)
  • Delichon urbicum meridionale (n Africa and s Europe to sc Asia)
  • Delichon urbicum lagopodum (e Asia)

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle de fenêtre,
  • Avión Común,
  • Andorinha-dos-beirais,
  • Mehlschwalbe,
  • Molnárfecske,
  • Huiszwaluw,
  • Balestruccio eurasiatico,
  • Hussvala,
  • Taksvale,
  • belorítka obyčajná,
  • jiřička obecná,
  • Bysvale,
  • räystäspääsky,
  • Huisswael,
  • oreneta cuablanca comuna,
  • Bæjasvala,
  • oknówka (zwyczajna),
  • mājas čurkste,
  • mestna lastovka,
  • Воронок,
  • ニシイワツバメ,
  • 白腹毛脚燕,
  • นกนางแอ่นมาตินพันธุ์ไซบีเร,
  • 白腹毛腳燕〔西方毛腳燕〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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