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Species profile—Hirundo rustica (barn swallow)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Hirundinidae (swallows and martins) → Hirundo rustica (barn swallow)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Hirundinidae (swallows and martins)
Scientific name
Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
barn swallow
WildNet taxon ID
1561
Alternate name(s)
common swallow
European swallow
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1561

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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