Origin of sand martin
Examples from the Web for sand martin
Another inhabitant of the banks is the sand-martin, which also likes company in the work of raising a family.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
The sand-martin, the house-martin's cousin, prefers the side of a cliff.The Children's Book of London|Geraldine Edith Mitton
The Indian sand-martin (Cotile sinensis) is, I believe, the smallest of the swallow tribe.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
Perhaps the word "build" is scarcely the right one, inasmuch as the nest is even more simple than that of the sand-martin.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
The sand-martin has several broods in the year, and is more regular than other Hirundinidae in its departure for the south.