Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Tawny-headed Swallow

Tawny-headed Swallow Alopochelidon fucata

Described by: Temminck (1822)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Stelgidopteryx fucata


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Tropical South America e. of the Andes;
Fragmented distribution in the n. part of its range;
C. and s. Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba) through s. Brazil (ex. w. Bahia (Correntina), Minas Gerais s. to Mato Grosso), s. Paraguay, Uruguay to c. Argentina (Cordoba, Mendoza and Buenos Aires). Isolated records from e. Peru (Cuzco), ne. Colombia (Arauca), n. coastal and se. Venezuela (Distrito Federal, Sucre, e. Bolivar), adjacent n. Brazil (Roraima) and Amazonian Brazil (se. Para on Serra do Cachimbo).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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