sand martin

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sand martin

a small brown European songbird, Riparia riparia, with white underparts: it nests in tunnels bored in sand, river banks, etc.: family Hirundinidae (swallows and martins)
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The tree seedling [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED] analysis (7) and Table 1, and the bank swallow tunnel entrance [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED] analysis (8), present different analytic strategies.
was asked and answered, Rea and Ijichi had participants mention the locally extinct species by name: the California condor, the yellow-billed cuckoo, Swainson's hawk, the bank swallow, the black rail, the Fulvous tree duck, as well as the pronghorn (the American antelope), the long-earned kit fox, and the Southern California grizzly.
If the bank swallow his insults to Scotland, the steady trickle of customers closing their accounts deserves to become a Biblical flood.