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Striated Swallow Hirundo striolata badia   - Adult in flight from below
Striated Swallow
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Fish farming, ex-mining pools, limestone hills nearby, Tambun Interior, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 25 January 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 :Some time since I posted these lovely swallows that nest in the caves of limestone hills. - Amar
Taxonomic Notes :Sometimes considered a subspecies of Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica.
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