Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Blue Swallow

Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea

Described by: Sundevall (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Montane Blue Swallow, Eastern Blue Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Natalornis atrocaerulea


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Sc. to se. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
Se. Zaire, Rwanda, sc. Tanzania, Malawi, ne. Zambia, e. Zimbabwe and adjacent w. Mozambique, and ne. South Africa (Eastern provinces of e. Transvaal, NwaZulu-Natal), Lesotho, and w. Swaziland.
Disperses to Uganda (Nabugabo Wetlands), Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.


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


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