Origin of house martin
Examples from the Web for house martin
Historical Examples of house martin
They dip and wash as they fly sometimes, like the house-martin and swallow.
The sand-martin, the house-martin's cousin, prefers the side of a cliff.The Children's Book of London
Geraldine Edith Mitton
The house-martin's nest is more elaborate than the swallow's.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust
Undoubtedly they breed a second time, like the house-martin and swallow; and withdraw about Michaelmas.
Instead of the clay-built nest of the house-martin, this bird bores horizontal galleries in an escarpment.