Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Greater Striped-Swallow
Greater Striped-Swallow Cecropis cucullata
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Striped Swallow, Streaked Swallow, Large Stripe-breasted Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Hirundo cucullata
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C. Namibia, se. Botswana, e. and c. Zimbabwe, sw. Mozambique s. to South Africa. Small isolated population in s. Angola.
Disperses n. to n. Angola, Zambia, s. Zaire, sw. Tanzania, and c. Kenya.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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