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Sand Martin Pakistan?

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Old Sunday 12th August 2018, 20:56   #1
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Sand Martin Pakistan?

Taken around Quetta a few days ago. It has a whitish throat, very defined breast band - too defined for a Pale Martin Riparia Diluta. I remember posting a similar photo a year or so ago with a slightly stronger breast band than typical Pale Martins but that was thought to be a more Eastern variant of Pale Martins.

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Looks like regular Sand Martin IMO
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Old Monday 13th August 2018, 17:25   #3
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Relatively bold band across upper breast supports Sand Martin as opposed the other species of Martins that are possible in the Quetta area I think.
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