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Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola  
Hill Swallow
Photographer : © Aseem Kumar Kothiala
Location :Lockhart Gap (1700m), near Munnar, Kerala, India
Date : 8 December 2016
English synonyms:House Swallow, Nilgiri House Swallow, Pacific Swallow
Bird Family :Hirundininae - Martins & Swallows
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (SW India & Sri Lanka). Treated by some authors as conspecific with Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica.
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