Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)

The Northern Rough-winged Swallow is a small bird, mostly brown color in the upper parts and grey to white on the underparts. They are frequently seen, both flying and perched in lowlands in Costa Rica. They are able to catch insects in mid air, during acrobatic performances. The Southern Rough-winged Swallow is very similar, however this species lacks the orange throat of the Southern.

Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis - Golondrina Alirrasposa Norteña

Water droplets captured during light rain. Swallows like to perch in electricity wires around the country

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