Red-rumped Swallow

Hirundo daurica

(H. d. rufula)

Armenian Name: Շիկագոտի ծիծեռնակ
Red-rumped Swallow

See Plate 36 for Red-rumped Swallow and other similar species

Resident Status: Casual
Length:16-17 cm, Wing Span:32-34 cm
Distribution Map: Map 347.
Description: Long pointed wings and deeply-forked tail. Blue crown, back, and upperwings with blackish flight feathers. Red-orange hindneck and upper rump. Off-white underparts, blue-black rear body and tail.
Habitat: Mountain cliffs, fish ponds.
Food: Airborne invertebrates.