Photo Credit: Christopher L. Christie (c)

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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Riparia riparia

STATUS: Historical breeder. Fairly common to uncommon in spring and common to fairly common late summer to early fall in Gulf Coast region. In other regions, fairly common in spring and fall, occasional in summer. 

HABITAT: Found in open habitats, especially near water.