Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Cliff Swallow
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): American Cliff Swallow, American Cliff-Swallow, North American Cliff-Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Hirundo pyrrhonota
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RangeNorth America to c. Central America;
(1) Breeds in w. and c. Alaska, Canada (c. Yukon, n. Mackenzie, c. Keewatin, n. Manitoba, n. Ontario, s. Quebec, Prince Edwards Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) s. to nw. Mexico (nw. Baja) and e. in the United States s. to West Virginia, se. Pennsylvania, w. Connecticut and ne. Massachusetts with local populations in s. North Carolina and s. Florida (vicinity of Lake Okeechobee).
Winters s. through Central America to c. and ec. South America.
(2) Sw. United States (sw. Utah s. to c. Arizona, c. New Mexico and sw. Texas) s. to nw. Mexico (Baja).
Presumed to winter in wc. Central America and South America.
(3) Sw. Arizona.
(4) Se. Arizona and sw. New Mexico s. to s. Mexico s. to Nayarit, Veracruz, and Oaxaca.
Winters in South America s. to s. Brazil and n. Argintina.
(5) S. United States w. of Appalachians in wc. Tennessee s. in w. South Carolina, c. Georgia, s. Alabama, sw. Louisiana and s. Texas.
Presumed to winter in South America.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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