are frequently seen perched on
wires, often huddled in pairs or groups, as these two in
Nakhon Ratchasima. They live in
open areas with scattered trees, where they hunt and feed on insects.
Despite its name it is not a true swallow.
it has a much thicker build, with broad-based, triangular,
somewhat starling-like, pointed wings. Its plumage is a soft
gunmetal gray, with pale greyish underparts, and a pale