Cotyle riparia, Lin.
87. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 163; Butler, Deccan, Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 378 ; Guzerat, Vol. III, p. 432 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 103.
THE EUROPEAN SAND MARTIN.
Length, 4.75 ; wing, 4; tail, 2.
Bill black; legs and feet horny; tarsus feathered on the back, down to the hind-toe.
Plumage above, and the breast, pale dusky greyish-brown ; throat, belly, and under tail-coverts white ; the tail slightly forked.
The European Sand Martin has been very doubtfully recorded from almost every part of the district. I have myself never met with it