barn swallow

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European subspecies, H. r. rustica in Denmark.

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barn swallow (plural barn swallows)

  1. Hirundo rustica, the most widespread species of swallow in the world; a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings, is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

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