Identify swifts, swallows and martins this summer! We want you to submit sightings of swifts near you too, click to find out how. UK British bird identification, swift, swallow, house martin, sand martin.
The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) is a migratory passerine bird in the swallow family. It has a wide range in summer, embracing practically the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean countries, part of northern Asia and also North America. It winters in eastern and southern Africa, South America and South Asia. It is known as Bank Swallow in North America