Common House-Martin

Delichon urbicum

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Swallows (Hirundinidae)

Code 4

COHM

Code 6

DELURB

ITIS

HEAD

Common House-Martin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Glossy blue-black
  • Forehead Color: Glossy blue-black
  • Nape Color: Glossy blue-black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common House-Martin Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-15 cm (5-6 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Glossy blue-black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Common House-Martin Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Soars for long periods. Swift, strong wingbeats. Dives, climbs, spirals, glides, stalls: a spectacular and nimble flier.
  • Wingspan Range: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid Black.
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: White
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