Brown-throated Martin

Riparia paludicola - Hirondelle paludicole

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Riparia

  • Species
    :

    paludicola

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 11 à 15 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Brown-throated Martin (Riparia paludicola) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Riparia paludicola mauritanica (w Morocco)
  • Riparia paludicola minor (Senegal and Gambia to n Ethiopia)
  • Riparia paludicola schoensis (c Ethiopia)
  • Riparia paludicola newtoni (ne Nigeria and w Cameroon)
  • Riparia paludicola ducis (e DRCongo, Uganda, Kenya and n and c Tanzania)
  • Riparia paludicola paludicola (Angola to s Tanzania and south to South Africa)
  • Riparia paludicola cowani (Madagascar)

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle paludicole,
  • Avión Paludícola,
  • Andorinha-das-barreiras-africana,
  • Braunkehl-Uferschwalbe,
  • barnatorkú partifecske,
  • Vale Oeverzwaluw,
  • Topino disadorno,
  • Brunstrupig backsvala,
  • Brunstrupesandsvale,
  • brehuľa bahenná,
  • břehule hnědohrdlá,
  • Brunstrubet Digesvale,
  • pikkutörmäpääsky,
  • Afrikaanse Oewerswael,
  • oreneta de ribera golabruna,
  • Sandsvala,
  • brzegówka mała,
  • mazā čurkste,
  • rjavogrla breguljka,
  • Малая ласточка,
  • タイワンショウドウツバメ,
  • *褐喉沙燕,
  • 褐喉沙燕,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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