Cave Swallow, Petrochelidon fulva in New York


More shots of one of the two Petrochelidon swallows at Riis Park/Fort Tilden, Queens, New York 11/28/98.


Figure 10.Details of underwing, underparts, flanks and sides of head.


Figure 11.Details of underwing, underparts, flanks and sides of head.


Figure 12.Slightly fuzzy view of the undersurface. Note rather squared off tail shape and gleaming white belly and lower breast. There is no more than a faint buffy wash to the flanks (along the base of the wing).


Figure 13.Side-profile. Note the pale nape separating dark back from dark cap.


Figure 14.

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