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Hello,

Today I visited a bridge in central Florida where barn swallows and cliff swallows are known to roost; however rarely, cave swallows are seen here too.

Today I saw this swallow (Image 1) which I believe is a cave swallow. Note the orange forehead and paler cheeks. Compare it to image 2 which I am for sure is a cliff swallow (Note the darker cheeks and paler forehead). The strangest part was both were landing on the same nest. 

Thanks for the help!

Image 1.JPG

Image 2.JPG

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The first bird is indeed a Cave Swallow and the second a Cliff.

As for the pairing, I believe hybrids from these two species have been recorded before. Interesting observation...

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