brown upperparts; creamy underparts (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Eurasian Crag Martin
Ptyonoprogne rupestris

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: a brownish martin that breeds on sea cliffs and buildings, constructing an open cup-like mud nest that it places on a ledge; no sexual dimorphism; has white spots on the underside of the tail but these are not necessarily always visible.

long pointed wings; mostly squarish tail (Spain; 2006-06-10)

adult sitting on its mud nest (Spain; 2006-06-10)

brown streaking on a light throat (Spain; 2006-06-10)