Riparia riparia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vilas Boas da Frota, Angélica, Vitorino, Breno Dias, da Silva, Carolina Joana, Ikeda-Castrillon, Solange Kimie & Nunes, Josué Ribeiro da Silva, 2020, Birds of the Ramsar site Estação Ecológica de Taiamã and buffer zone, Pantanal wetlands, Brazil, Check List 16 (2), pp. 401-422 : 416

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.2.401

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B287DE-7C34-FFA4-FF0C-FD1CFD3749CD

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Riparia riparia (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Riparia riparia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Material examined. Tables 1, 2.

IDentificAtion. This species was observed flying over the Paraguay River together with resident species like Stelgidopteryx ruficollis (Vieillot, 1817) and Progne tapera (Vieillot, 1817) . We identified it as is a small swal- low, with a uniform brown upper and somewhat darker wings. Progne tapera is similarly colored and patterned but is considerably larger ( Ridgely and Tudor 2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Hirundinidae

Genus

Riparia