Bank Swallow

Riparia riparia
A Bank Swallow specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Summer resident, locally fairly common, early April to mid-September. Found near open water; nests in holes in sandy banks. Breeds mid-April to mid-July. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

Date:  9/9/1895
Collected By:  Wm Palmer
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  294765