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Striated Swallow Hirundo striolata badia   - Sonogram
Striated Swallow
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Orchards, fish farming, ex-mining pools, limestone hills, Tambun Interior, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 31 August 2014
English synonyms:Cliff Swallow, Rufous-bellied Swallow (badia), Greater Striated Swallow, Oriental Mosque Swallow, Mosque Swallow, Eastern Red-rumped Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow, Larger Striated Swallow
Bird Family :Hirundininae - Martins & swallows
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :Had an opportunity to watch Striated Swallows up close, preening with many calls.

Video here: http://youtu.be/tqV0bfAZYSY

Calls were predominantly the tremulous “schwirrrr” and a sharp “cheenk” or “tweep” (see David Wells 2007). The video shows some of these calls but is soft. - Amar

Taxonomic Notes :Sometimes considered a subspecies of Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica.
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