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Re: [birdsofbombay] Swallows Online - A Visual Comparison of 4 Species

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  • prajakta savarkar shinde
    Thank you so much Adesh! Great picture and lucid explanation... ... -- Cheers, Prajakta. [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      Thank you so much Adesh! Great picture and lucid explanation...

      On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Adesh Shivkar <adesh.shivkar@...>wrote:

      > *Common Name :* Barn Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow, Streak-throated Swallow,
      > Wire-tailed Swallow & Dusky Crag Martin
      > *Status in the Region:* Common
      > *Place:* Khijadia Bird Sanctuary, Gujarat, India
      > *Site Habitat:* Wetland surrounded by open scrubland�.
      > *Date:* 16th Dec, 2012
      > *Equipment:* Canon 40 D with Canon 100-400 mm IS lens
      >
      > *Remarks:*
      >
      > I Often come across people getting thoroughly confused with the different
      > species of swallows ..... In Jamnagar (Gujarat) when I came across a mixed
      > flock of swallows, I prayed that they sit together, so that I get a shot
      > for comparison, and when they did, I capitalized on this opportunity. Seen
      > here are 4 species of commonly seen Swallow's and a Dusky Crag Martin
      > (there was a Sand Martin as well, but didnt get that in this frame).
      >
      > One can clearly see the difference in plumage, structure and size and can
      > thus differentiate the identification features when seen from front. Please
      > look at this as more of an educative frame and ignore the quality of the
      > image.
      >
      > For the groups that do not support attachments, please click any of the
      > below links
      > http://mynaturestories.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/
      > swallows-a-comparison-of-4-species/
      >
      > http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayimage.php?id=379257
      >
      >
      > Warm Regards,
      > Adesh Shivkar
      >
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      Prajakta.


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