cliff swallow

noun
any of several North American birds of the genus Hirundo, especially H. pyrrhonota, that live colonially and build bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls.

Origin:
1815–25, Americanism

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cliff swallow
 
n
an American swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota, that has a square-tipped tail and builds nests of mud on cliffs, walls, etc

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In summer, the bridge hosts a nesting colony of cliff swallow.
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