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Related to Hirundo: Hirundo pyrrhonota, Hirundo rustica
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Noun1.Hirundo - type genus of the HirundinidaeHirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae - swallows and martins
barn swallow, Hirundo rustica, chimney swallow - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.
cliff swallow, Hirundo pyrrhonota - North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls
Hirundo nigricans, tree martin, tree swallow - of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities
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Fel hen fferyllydd, dipyn o ddiddordeb yn ddiweddar oedd yr [y gelod - leeches] Hirundo medicinalis.
European bee-eater Merops apiaster and barn swallow Hirundo rustica were found in the forest because the forest of Boumezrane contains forest edges and habitats influenced by human beings (presence of habitation in the forest).
Antecedentes en el estudio de las maniobras de alimentacion y presas preferidas por las aves migratorias han permitido conocer que especies como Hirundo rustica y empidonax virescens tienden a cazar insectos al vuelo en lugares abiertos, aunque el tipo de presa varia de acuerdo con la disponibilidad en el ambiente (OREOWSKI & KARG, 2011).
Crassostrea brasiliand), the brown mussel Perna perna, the lion's paw scallop Nodipecten nodosus, and wing pearl oyster Pteria hirundo.
It is known that water temperature influences the process of maturation and release of gametes, as observed in native oysters of the genus Crassostrea (Absher, 1989; Christo and Absher, 2006) and Pteria hirundo (Salvador et al.
At Cemlyn, in North Wales, the Roseate tern Sterna dougallii, Arctic terns Sterna paradisaea, Sandwich tern Sterna sandvicensis and common tern Sterna hirundo were all found, making the site a nationally important colony.
The species that the project foresees to support through nesting platforms are the Common Tern Sterna hirundo and the Little Tern Sterna albifrons.
En las evaluaciones realizadas entre el 2001 y 2003 (Takano & Castro, 2007) se hallo que las especies mas abundantes: Zenaida meloda, Columbina cruziana, Crotophaga sulcirostris y Dives warszewiczi, mientras que las menos abundantes fueron Bulbucus ibis, Hirundo rustica, Myrtis fanny y Parabuteo unicinctus.
Colony site selection by the Common Tern Sterna hirundo is associated with reducing the risk of flooding and accessibility to terrestrial predators (Fasola and Bogliani 1984).
The Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis, Garden Warbler Sylvia borin, and Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina had a large (more than 50%) population increase and the Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica had a large (more than 50%) population decrease during the study period.
The centre, which goes by the name Hirundo (Latin for "swallow") is run by the Deaconess Institute together with the City of Helsinki.