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White-backed Swallow Cheramoeca leucosternus

Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): White-breasted Swallow, Black-and-white Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Cheramoeca leucosternum, Cheramoeca leucosterna


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Interior of w. and c. to e. Australia;
Two populations?;
W. to c. Western Australia. Ex. se. Western Australia, cw. to e. South Australia, cs. Northern Territory (between Erldunda and Ayers Rock) to n. Vicotora, New South Wales, c. and e. Queensland.


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


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