Photo Credits: Francesco Veronesi

Photo Credits: Francesco Veronesi

Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)

The Bank Swallow is the smallest swallow and is also known as the Sand Martin. They live in holes in banks near water. Bank Swallows have a wingspan of 9.8-11.4 in. and weigh 0.4-0.7 oz. Their diet consists of aerial insects. Bank Swallows make a twittering noise. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird lists.

Frequency: Rare

Photo Credits: Francesco Veronesi