Fairy Martin
With a Tree Martin
Ellura
Tree Martin
Fledgling, Profile
 
    
Tree Martin (Petrochelidon nigricans)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Swallow (Hirundinidae)
Species: Tree Martin (Petrochelidon nigricans)
This Photo:     Fledgling, Front

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Like woodswallows when flying.
Rusty forehead + rump, deep blue/black jacket and crown. Brown streaked white breast.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Jan-2014
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)