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Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Hirundinidae - swallows and martins »  genus Hirundo

Least Concern LC

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juvenile animal

Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Author: Ivo Antušek

Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Author: Ivo Antušek

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egg

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Myrsidea rustica (Giebel, 1874), Philopterus excisus microsomaticus Tandan, 1955, Brueelia domestica (Kellogg & Chapman, 1899), Crataerina hirundinis Linnaeus, 1758

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Hirundo rustica erythrogaster Boddaert, 1783 - Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica erythrogaster

subspecies Hirundo rustica gutturalis Scopoli, 1786

Hirundo rustica gutturalis

subspecies Hirundo rustica mandschurica Meise, 1934
subspecies Hirundo rustica rustica Linnaeus, 1758

Hirundo rustica rustica

subspecies Hirundo rustica saturata Ridgway, 1883
subspecies Hirundo rustica savignii Stephens, 1817

Hirundo rustica savignii

subspecies Hirundo rustica transitiva (Hartert, 1910)
subspecies Hirundo rustica tytleri Jerdon, 1864

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22712252]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97287]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4e24f9bb-c082-40ac-b68d-5b8c1a5f746e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Hirundo rustica]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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