Scientific name: Delichon urbica
Family: swallows, martins, swifts and nightjars
Wingspan: 25 - 29cm (10 - 12")
Diet: Mainly (flying) insects
Habitat: House Martins are widespread and can be seen in the UK between April and September. They traditional enjoy feeding around wetlands, but can be found nesting under the eaves of houses and in and around towns and villages.
Lifespan: 2 Years