sand martin

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Related to bank swallows: Pale Sand Martin, barn swallows
  • noun

Synonyms for sand martin

swallow of the northern hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banks

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Peregrine falcons, bank swallows and bats are some of the animals getting a helping hand from a Timmins mining operation.
Postal Service is releasing the Bank Swallow Forever Stamped Envelope today.
Bank swallows will not return to nests when they perceive a threat from above, such as predatory birds, he said.
But unions warned of thousands of jobs losses if the deal goes ahead and the bank swallows up NatWest's massive network of English branches .
Then, in perfect anticlimax, a gunmetal aura blanketed my little camp as zillions of bank swallows careened into darkness.