Ptica selica, lasta.
Sinonimi: chimney swallow | Chateura pelagica
American swift that nests in e.g. unused chimneys; SYN. chimney swallow, Chateura pelagica.
A small sooty-gray swift (Chaetura pelagica) with long narrow wings that often builds its nest inside an unused chimney — called also chimney swallow.
Sinonimi: Hirundo pyrrhonota
North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls; SYN. Hirundo pyrrhonota.
A colonial swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) of the New World with a pale buff rump and dark throat patch that builds mud nests resembling jugs especially under eaves and on cliffs.
Any of several species of birds in the swallow family, Hirundinidae.
Only one species, the purple martin Progne subis, is native to North America. It is a dark, glossy purplish blue and about 20 cm/8 in long with a notched tail. It winters in South America.
Any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas.
1. A small Eurasian bird (Delichon urbica) of the swallow family with a forked tail, bluish-black head and back, and white rump and underparts
2. Any of various birds (especially genus Progne) of the swallow family other than the Eurasian martin — compare purple martin
Small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations.
Any bird of the family Hirundinidae of small, insect-eating birds in the order Passeriformes, with long, narrow wings and deeply forked tails. Swallows feed while flying.
Species include the barn swallow Hirundo rustica and the purple martin Progne subis.