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The barn swallow is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. It is a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In Anglophone Europe it is just called the swallow; in Northern Europe it is the only common species called a "swallow" rather than a "martin".

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy
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By Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2021. Captured Jan 10, 2021 07:32 in 1-52, Podaralla Palli, Andhra Pradesh 515154, India.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO640
  • 600mm