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Old Sunday 8th April 2007, 17:08   #1
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Arrow Swallow/ Martin on West Mexican Coast

A number of these birds flew round our ship, moored in the early morning yesterday at Santa Cruz, Huatulco, on the west Mexican Coast. Some perched on the harbour and one ventured into the Ship to perch.
Are they Gray-breasted Martins? (Progne chalybea)
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Old Sunday 8th April 2007, 19:13   #2
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Gray-brested seems right to me.
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Old Monday 9th April 2007, 04:33   #3
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Gray-brested seems right to me.
OK, Thanks.
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I agree with Grey-breasted Martin. Sinaloa Martin would have a stronger contrast between the dark breast and whiter belly.

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