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Plain Martin

Plain Martin

Scientific name:
Riparia paludicola
Habitat:
Rivers and lakes.
Birdwatch note:
Uncommon. Smallest Philippine swallow with slightly forked tail, all dull brown upperparts and greyish brown throat. Nests in colonies, excavating cavities in banks..
Photo credit:
Romy Ocon, www.birdwatch.ph