Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Lesser Striped-Swallow
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Described by: Guérin-Méneville (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Striped Swallow, Striped Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Hirundo abyssinica
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RangeW., c., and se. Africa;
(1) Senegambia and Sierra Leone, s. Mali, and s. Niger to n. Nigeria.
(2) S. Nigeria and Cameroon to s. Chad.
(3) S. Sudan.
(4) Ethiopia, s. Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
(5) W. Uganda, e. Zaire, s. Angola, e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and se. Africa (Transvaal, Natal, Orange Free State and se. Cape Province).
(6) Ne. Namibia and n. Botswana (Caprivi Strip) to ne. Zambia.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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