Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Gray-breasted Martin

Gray-breasted Martin Progne chalybea

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-breasted Martin, White-bellied Martin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Apr, 2003 © Arthur Grosset  Aguas de São Pedro, São Paulo, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  near Iguazu Falls, Argentina - Oct, 2004 © Harold Stiver  French Guiana - Jul, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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N. Central America to s. tropical South America;
(1) W. Mexico s. from s. Sinaloa, Nayarit, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon.
(2) E. Mexico s. from Tamaulipas and the Yucatan Peninsula through Central America to Panama including Coiba Is., and Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)), e. and w. Ecuador, ex. nw. Peru.
(3) E. Peru, Amazonian and s. Brazil, n. and e. Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay to c. Argentina s. to Mendoza, Cordoba, and Buenos Aires.
Migrates to n. South America.


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


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