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  Hirundo tahitica
  Family Name : Hirundinidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Pacific Swallow

 
Pacific Swallow
  • Description
    • Description :
      Upperparts metallic blue; forehead, throat and upper breast chestnut. Has white tail marks.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Found in most habitat types.
      Habitats :
      Mangroves, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial, Urban
      Distribution :
      Found throughout Singapore.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Labrador Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Kent Ridge Park, Zhenghua Park, West Coast Park
      Nature Areas :
      Kranji Nature Trail, Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin, Western Catchment Area
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Resident
      Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Lim, K.S. & Gardner, D. 1997. Birds: An illustrated field guide to the birds of Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing Limited. 226pp 
      Wang, L.K. & Hails, C.J. 2007. An annotated checklist of the birds of Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement no. 15. 179pp 

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