Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Birds of Point Pelee National Park
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-Hirundo rustica Linnaeus
Tail deeply forked, the outer feathers decidedly elongated. Adult male: Forehead chestnut; rest of upper parts dark steel-blue; each tail feather (except central pair) with a patch of white on inner web; throat and middle breast chestnut, bordered on sides of neck and sides of breast by an extension downward of the blue of upper parts; rest of under parts cinnamon-rufous to cinnamon (sometimes quite pale).