Name
Bank Swallow
Scientific Name
Category
H
Taxon
Birds
Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) is a small (12-14 cm), slender songbird that is widely distributed and can be found on every continent except Antarctica and Australia. In New Mexico, they are most regularly found in the lower and middle Rio Grande drainage. They live colonies in vertical cliffs and dirt banks along rivers, streams, coasts, and reservoirs.


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