|19th January 2013, Batang Tiga , Melaka|
Species: Red-rumped Swallows
Scientific Name: Cecropis daurica
Equipment: Nikon 1 V1 + Nikkor AFS-VR 400mm f/2.8G + TC20EIII
It was windy with intermitent drizzle throughout the day and these Striated Swallows were ‘sunning’ themselves on the dirt road, trying to get away from the blustery condition.
An adult with dark plumage and long tail-streamers
As usually the case in the animal world the juvenile has lighter or dull colours.