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Sand Martin Riparia riparia   - In flight from above
Sand Martin
Photographer : © Vishwatej Pawar
Location :Riverside, Baner, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Date : 17 December 2014
English synonyms:Collared Sand Martin, Bank Swallow, Common Sand Martin, European Sand Martin, Eastern Sand Martin, Gorgetted Sand Martin, Gorgeted Sand Martin, Sand Swallow
Bird Family :Hirundininae - Martins & Swallows
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A single Sand Martin was seen in a mixed flock of Barn Swallows, Streak-throated Swallows and Red-rumped Swallows. - VP