Common Name: Barn Swallow
Scientific Name: Hirundo rustica
Description: 5.75 – 7.5 inches; Adult: underparts brownish; upperparts dark blue; throat reddish brown; tail deeply forked, white spot and elongated. Immature: Throat upperparts white.
Habitat: open areas – fields etc
Statue: common annual migrant; non-breeding visitor
- Birds of Barbados by P.A Buckley, Edward Massiah, Maurice B. Hutt, Francine G. Buckle
- Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele
- National Geographic- Field Guide to the Birds of North America edited by Dunn and Alderfer