Common Name: Bank Swallow, Sand Martin
Scientific Name: Riparia riparia
Description: 4.75-5.5 inches; bills black; upperparts brown; underparts white; brown breast brand; white throat; brown legs.
Habitat: Open coastal areas; social breeder- make its nest by burrowing into vertical cliffs or banks around water sources.
Statue: Passage Migrant
· Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele