Greater Striped Swallow

Cecropis cucullata - Hirondelle à tête rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cecropis

  • Species
    :

    cucullata

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 19 à 35 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greater Striped Swallow (Cecropis cucullata) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle à tête rousse,
  • Golondrina Cabecirrufa,
  • Andorinha-estriada-grande,
  • Kapschwalbe,
  • Kaapse Zwaluw,
  • Rondine striata maggiore,
  • Större strimsvala,
  • Smalstripesvale,
  • lastovička červenohlavá,
  • vlaštovka větší,
  • Sydlig Stribesvale,
  • isoviirupääsky,
  • Grootstreepswael,
  • oreneta de casc roig,
  • jaskółka kreskowana,
  • Капская (настоящая) большая ласточка,
  • ズアカコシアカツバメ,
  • 大纹燕,
  • 大紋燕,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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