Species Details

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Pale Martin Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Riparia diluta
Family : Hirundinidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Banks of rivers, streams and lakes.
Description : Pale sand martin is a small bird with pale grey-brown upperpart,greyish-white throat and whitish underpart.They have an obscure pale brown breast band and a slightly forked small tail.Wings are long, pointed and pale brownish on underside.They have black bill and dark brown legs.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Francesco Veronesi(www.inaturalist.org/people/Francesco Veronesi),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Alexander Hellquistmore information, please contact us.