Mosque Swallow (Moskeeswael)

Hirundo senegalensis (525)

Zulu name: Inkonjane

Other names: Monteiro's Mosque Swallow

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Mosque Swallow
Canon 7D
600mm focal length
1/250 sec exposure
ISO 200
March 2010 Charara, Zimbabwe Adult
Mosque Swallow
Canon 50D
400mm focal length
October 2009 Mahango Game Reserve, Namibia Adult
Mosque Swallow
Canon 40D
400mm focal length
July 2008 Save Pan, Mozambique Adult

Experiences with species

Fairly common in Pafuri, as well as Mozambique. I have seen them in Nigeria as well, where their plumage differs quite dramatically, they are much paler than the Southern African birds.