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Hirundinidae - Swallows, Martins

There are around 82 bird species in this family. They have short, wide bills; short legs; and small, weak feet. Their bodies are long and slender and they have long, pointed wings. Many species have long, forked tails.


 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Passeriformes 
 Family: Hirundinidae