Hirundo rustica (Barn swallow) is a species of birds in the family swallows. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Neotropics, the Indo-Malayan Realm, the Palearctic, the Nearctic, the Afrotropics, Antarctica, Australasia, and Oceania (Australia and islands). It is a diurnal invertivore. Individuals are known to live for 16 years and can grow to 30.5 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Hirundo rustica (Barn swallow) has parental care (occasionally breeds cooperatively).
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