Progne tapera Linnaeus, 1766

Castro-Vargas, Fernando, Cruz-Mendivelso, Yerson, Ortega-Chamorro, Darwin & Palacino-Rodríguez, Fredy, 2020, Birds from northeastern Bogotá Savannah, Cundinamarca, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1375-1391 : 1383

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1375

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/A65E6110-FFEC-FFED-FF3C-FAE8C467F87C

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Marcus

scientific name

Progne tapera Linnaeus, 1766
status

 

Progne tapera Linnaeus, 1766  

Figure 4H

New records. Four individuals flying above the wetlands of the ESNR (04°56′52″N, 073°57′47″W) on 05 January 2018. One individual perching on electrical wires and five individuals flying above the wetlands in the ESNR (04°56′45″N, 073°57′24″W). We recorded this species systematically for the first time on 17 January 2018, and since then we have observed it between September and December and April and May.

Identification. Large broad-winged swallow; greybrown back with blackish front and helms, white ventral region with grey-brown broadband and a longitudinal line of fusca spots; white and long infracaudal covers contrast with the dark grey tail; immature grayer and without a marked longitudinal line.

Remarks. We did not record any reproductive events. This species is an austral migratory bird.

Distribution. Panama to Argentina.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Hirundinidae

Genus

Progne