Hirundo rustica

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IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoPasseriformes • SubordoPasseri • SuperfamiliaSylvioidea • FamiliaHirundinidae • GenusHirundo • Species: Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758
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English: Barn Swallow · Afrikaans: Europese swael · žemaitėška: Blezdinga · български: Селска лястовица · brezhoneg: Gwennili · català: Oreneta comuna · čeština: Vlaštovka obecná · Cymraeg: Gwennol · dansk: Landsvale · Deutsch: Rauchschwalbe · Esperanto: Domhirundo · español: Golondrina común · eesti: Suitsupääsuke · euskara: Enara · suomi: Haarapääsky · français: Hirondelle rustique · Frysk: Boereswel · galego: Andoriña · magyar: Füsti fecske · Bahasa Indonesia: Layang-layang Asia · 日本語: ツバメ(燕) · 한국어: 제비 · lietuvių: Šelmeninė kregždė · македонски: Селска ластовичка · Bahasa Melayu: Burung Layang-layang Hijrah · Nederlands: Boerenzwaluw · norsk bokmål: Låvesvale · occitan: Ironda · polski: Jaskółka dymówka · português: Andorinha-das-chaminés · română: Rândunică · русский: Деревенская ласточка · sámegiella: Suorrespálfu · slovenčina: Lastovička obyčajná · svenska: Ladusvala · Türkçe: Kır kırlangıcı · 中文: 家燕 · Bân-lâm-gú: Ìⁿ-á ·

Hirundo rustica rustica[edit]

Breeding Europe, western Asia; wintering Africa, SW Asia

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East Asian subspecies[edit]

Breeding eastern Asia; wintering southern Asia, northern Australasia. Three subspecies are accepted (IOC, H. r. tytleri (breeds south-central Siberia, Mongolia), H. r. gutturalis (breeds temperate eastern Asia), and H. r. saturata (breeds eastern Siberia), with much mixing on the southern Asian wintering grounds, where individuals are rarely identifiable to subspecies.

India, Sri Lanka[edit]

Japan[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Hirundo rustica erythrogaster[edit]

Breeding North America; wintering South America

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