Photo category: Vertebrates specimen collectionRiversNatural History Museum of Crete exhibition
- Photo taken by: Trikali, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of a Red-rumped Swallow, Cecropis daurica. Unlike the common swallow which is its closest relative, this insect-eating species rarely nests in houses. It prefers old buildings near or in the vicinity of water. It migrates and overwinters south of the Sahara desert.