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2010: celebrating Swallows

By Nick Askew, 24 Feb 2010
In this International Year of Biodiversity, MME (BirdLife in Hungary) has decided to celebrate the the three common species of swallow and martins: Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica, Northern House-martin Delichon urbicumand Sand Martin Riparia riparia. MME organises several initiatives to celebrate their Bird of the Year, including swallow-watching tours, ringing demonstrations and lessons on how to build them nests. For more information Zsombor Berenyi at berenyi.zsombor@mme.hu