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Strange Barn Swallow

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Old Tuesday 25th June 2019, 07:57   #1
Abraham Shokouhi
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Strange Barn Swallow

My friend saw this swallow in the northeast of Iran. I did not see this individual but there were some breeder Barn Swallows. The white neck ring and the white back and rump are not usual. I asked from Iran Bird Committee and they answered they don have such record before.
Is it a hybrid with Red-rumped Swallow or a mutation? Please help us with understanding more about this Barn Swallow.
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Old Tuesday 25th June 2019, 08:09   #2
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Looks like partly leucistic Barn Swallow to me.
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