Fairy Martin

Petrochelidon ariel

Summary 2

The Fairy Martin (Petrochelidon ariel) is a member of the swallow family of passerine birds which breeds in Australia. It is migratory wintering through most of Australia, with some birds reaching New Guinea and Indonesia. It is increasing a wanderer to New Zealand, and may have bred. This species is frequently placed in the genus Hirundo as Hirundo ariel. It has no subspecies.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Tom Tarrant, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6210/6088008788_f02cc66648.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrochelidon_ariel

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