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Barn swallow - Hirundo rustica Today tried to shoot some swallows in flight. Quite frustrating! -:) But still... Animal,Animalia,Aves,Barn Swallow,Barn swallow,Bird,Bulgaria,Chordata,Europe,Geotagged,Hirundinidae,Hirundo rustica,Mramor,Nature,Passeriformes,Passerine,Sofia,Spring,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Really impressive freeze, they're as quick as bat! Posted 2 years ago
  2. Perfect moment! Posted 2 years ago

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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 Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded May 3, 2020. Captured May 3, 2020 12:42 in ul. "Vasil Levski" 24, 1261 Mramor, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO1250
  • 600mm