Red-rumped Swallow / Golondrina dáurica
Size: 16 cm / 23 cm wingspan.
They can be found from sea-level grounds to high-mountain altitudes,
on cliffs, crags, croplands, rivers in the valleys, or urban areas.
They are migratory in summer in the Iberian Peninsula.
They nest under the bridges, in caves and on rocky zones.
They feed on insects they snap them up in flight.
They can be seen from February to September. They live in all the ecosystems,
including the beach and all over the coast.
They are abundant, although not as much as Barn Swallows.
They are included in the National List of Endangered Species, and their
conservation status is ‘Special Interest’.