Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Southern Martin

Southern Martin Progne elegans

Described by: Baird, S. F. (1865)
Alternate common name(s): Elegant Martin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Sc. to se. South America;
Andes of c. and se. Bolivia (Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Tarija), s. through w. Paraguay to s. Argentina (Chubut). Lowlands of s. Uruguay and n. Argentina s. to Chaco, Cordoba, Buenos Aires and Entre Rios and locally s. to Chubut.
Winters n. to Peru and Amazonian Brazil, rarely to Surinam and possibly se. Colombia.


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


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