Martin Sand (Riparia riparia) – Costa Rica

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Martin Sand (Riparia riparia) – Costa Rica

A rare sighting to see a Martin settled, especially on a cable as it does not have the rear toe for effective grip. In this case the cable was broad.

  • Species:Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
  • Bird Type:Adult
  • FamilySwallows, Martins (Hirundinidae)
  • Date Taken20160311
  • Location:Savegre
  • Area:Monteverde
  • Country:Costa Rica
  • Region:America Central
Photo File Ref: BCA07014a Martin Sand 3 Savegre Monteverde Costa Rica Mar16 PH2_5958
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