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cliff swallow

The Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) is a member of the passerine bird family Hirundinidae ? the swallows and martins. This bird averages 5 inches long with a tiny bill. The adult has an iridescent blue back and crown, brown wings and tail, and buff rump. The nape and forehead are white. The underparts are white except for a red face. Cliff Swallows breed in large colonies. They build conical mud nests and lay 3-6 eggs. The natural nest sites are on cliffs, bidges and docks preferably beneath overhangs

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The Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) is a member of the passerine bird family Hirundinidae ? the swallows and martins.  This bird averages 5 inches long with a tiny bill. The adult has an iridescent blue back and crown, brown wings and tail, and buff rump. The nape and forehead are white. The underparts are white except for a red face.  Cliff Swallows breed in large colonies. They build conical mud nests and lay 3-6 eggs. The natural nest sites are on cliffs, bidges and docks  preferably beneath overhangs