Cave Swallow

Petrochelidon fulva - Hirondelle à front brun

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Petrochelidon

  • Species
    :

    fulva

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1808

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 14.4 à 17.5 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cave Swallow (Petrochelidon fulva) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Petrochelidon fulva pallida (s USA to nc Mexico)
  • Petrochelidon fulva citata (s Mexico)
  • Petrochelidon fulva fulva (Hispaniola)
  • Petrochelidon fulva cavicola (se USA and Cuba)
  • Petrochelidon fulva poeciloma (Jamaica)
  • Petrochelidon fulva puertoricensis (Puerto Rico)

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle à front brun,
  • Golondrina Pueblera,
  • Höhlenschwalbe,
  • barlangi fecske,
  • Holezwaluw,
  • Rondine delle grotte,
  • Västindisk grottsvala,
  • Grottesvale,
  • lastovička karibská,
  • vlaštovka jeskynní,
  • Grottesvale,
  • luolapääsky,
  • oreneta de cova,
  • jaskółka jaskiniowa,
  • alu bezdelīga,
  • Пещерная горная ласточка,
  • セスジツバメ,
  • 穴崖燕,
  • 黃石燕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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