hirundine

Related to hirundine: Hirundinidae

hirundine

(hɪˈrʌndɪn; -daɪn)
adj
1. (Animals) of or resembling a swallow
2. (Animals) belonging to the bird family Hirundinidae, which includes swallows and martins
[C19: from Late Latin hirundineus, from Latin hirundō a swallow]
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The sand martin is our smallest and most easily overlooked hirundine.
There is an endemic turtledove (Zenaida galapagoensis); four endemic species of mockingbirds (Mimidae); the Galapagos Island mockingbird (Nesomimus); a rail, the pachay (Laterallus spinolotus); a muscicapid, the Galapagos flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris); and a hirundine, the Galapagos martin (Progne modesta).