Martin, Eurasian Crag (Ptyonoprogne rupestris) 

Martin, Crag - Ptyonoprogne rupestris - Las Alpujarras, Spain 1
Similar in size to a House Martin and very similar in plumage to a Rock Martin, this bird is identified by location and its generally drab appearance. Where it occurs it can be very common. 
 
Where to see them 
Southern Europe and North Africa. These photos were taken in Las Alpujarras, Spain and in the Camargue in France. 
 
When to see them 
Resident in the Alpujarras and much of Southern Spain, spreading further north in the breeding season. 
 
What they eat 
Feeds mainly on insects caught as it flies.  
Martin, Crag - Ptyonoprogne rupestris - Las Alpujarras, Spain 2
Martin, Crag - Ptyonoprogne rupestris - Le Baux en Provence, France - May 2019
Martin, Crag - Ptyonoprogne rupestris - Le Baux en Provence, France - May 2019 2
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings