Species: Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name barn swallow
French name hirondelle rustique, hirondelle de cheminée
Dutch name boerenzwaluw
German name Rauchschwalbe

Illustrations and Birdsongs

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
Flanders
red list: Near threatened
Brussels
red list: Endangered
Wallonia
red list: Near threatened
Belgium
red list: Near threatened
Europe
red list: Near threatened
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2009)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat terrestrial
Reference De Smet et al. 2006. Lijst van de Belgische vogels
Expert Marc Herremans

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be