South African Cliff Swallow

Petrochelidon spilodera - Hirondelle sud-africaine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Petrochelidon

  • Species
    :

    spilodera

Descriptor

Sundevall, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 16 à 26 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

South African Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon spilodera) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle sud-africaine,
  • Golondrina Sudafricana,
  • Andorinha-sul-africana,
  • Klippenschwalbe,
  • Kaapse Klifzwaluw,
  • Rondine del Sudafrica,
  • Sydafrikansk klippsvala,
  • Fregnesvale,
  • lastovička útesová,
  • vlaštovka pospolitá,
  • Kapklippesvale,
  • kapinpääsky,
  • Familieswael,
  • oreneta sud-africana,
  • jaskółka towarzyska,
  • Южноафриканская горная ласточка,
  • ナンアサンショクツバメ,
  • 非洲斑燕,
  • 非洲斑燕,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Excavations (open)

Geographic range

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