Swallow and Swift Photos

Hirundinidae and Apodidae Families

OK, so Swallows and Swifts aren't really closely related, but I had to put Swifts in here somewhere.  I have photos of all the swallow species that have been seen in South Dakota, and also photos of Chimney Swifts.

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Purple Martin - Progne subis

Purple Martin

Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Tree Swallow

Violet-green Swallow - Tachycineta thalassina

Violet-green Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Bank Swallow - Riparia riparia

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow   Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica Chimney Swift


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