Chelidon urbica, Lin.
92. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 166; Butler, Deccan; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 378.
THE ENGLISH HOUSE MARTIN.
Length, 5.5; expanse, 12; wing 4.1; tail, 2.4; legs fleshy-white.
Above glossy blue-black ; wing and tail dull black; rump and entire under- parts pure white ; under parts of shoulders and axillaries greyish-white.
The English House Martin only occurs as a somewhat rare seasonal visitant to some parts of the Deccan.