Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: South African Swallow
South African Swallow Petrochelidon spilodera
Described by: Sundevall (1850)
Alternate common name(s): South African Cliff Swallow, African Cliff-Swallow, South African Cliff-Swallow, Red-throated Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Hirundo spilodera
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One main population and two small isolated populations;
Sw. Zimbabwe and South Africa (Transvaal, Orange Free State, w. Natal, n. and e. Cape Province).
Wanders to s. Zaire, Botswana, and Namibia.
Winters to the lower Congo basin.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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