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  • Fairy Martin

  • Petrochelidon ariel
  • The Fairy Martin is a small bird, with dark wings, a white rump and underbody and a ginger head and nape. The short, slightly forked tail appears square in flight. It is gregarious, feeding in large flocks and nesting in colonies.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=330
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Fairy Martin

  • The Fairy Martin is a small bird, with dark wings, a white rump and underbody and a ginger head and nape. The short, slightly forked tail appears square in flight. It is gregarious, feeding in large flocks and nesting in colonies.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Petrochelidon ariel
  • Hirundo ariel
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 360
  • Size
  • 12cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=330
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/fairy-martin