Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)

Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Salton Sea, CA
© Tom Benson
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - CSU San Bernardino
© Tom Benson

The Northern Rough-winged Swallow is a common spring migrant and breeding resident on campus from March to June, becoming uncommon in July and August. It is a common migrant throughout and a common breeding bird in the coastal lowlands of southern California.

High Count: 10, Average Count: 2-4

The Northern Rough-winged Swallow can be identified by its brown head and upperparts, pale brown throat and breast, and white belly.


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