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Azan Khan

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Hi. I just wanted to confirm if this is a Dusky Crag Martin. This species is range restricted to extreme SE Pakistan (Runn Of Kutch, Sindh). The following bird was recorded at Lahore (Punjab) in June 2021, over a thousand kilometres northwards from its known range in Pakistan. No other martin species is as dark as Dusky Crag Martin in Pakistan.
Other Martin's species occuring in Pakistan include: Grey-throated/Plain Martin (Riparia chinensis), Sand Martin (Riparia riparia), Pale Martin (Riparia diluta), Eurasian Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris) and Rock Martin (Ptyonoprogne fuligula).

Your valuable input is requested regarding its identification.

Kind regards,


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