Chilean Swallow

Tachycineta leucopyga - Hirondelle du Chili

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tachycineta

  • Species
    :

    leucopyga

Descriptor

Meyen, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 15 à 20 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hirondelle du Chili
subadult
Hirondelle du Chili
adult

Chilean Swallow (Tachycineta leucopyga) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle du Chili,
  • Golondrina chilena,
  • andorinha-chilena,
  • Chileschwalbe,
  • Chileense Zwaluw,
  • Rondine del Cile,
  • chilesvala,
  • Patagoniasvale,
  • lastovička patagónska,
  • vlaštovka chilská,
  • Chilesvale,
  • chilenpääsky,
  • oreneta de Xile,
  • nadobniczka biało-niebieska,
  • Чилийская американская ласточка,
  • チリルリツバメ,
  • 白臀树燕,
  • 白臀樹燕〔智利樹燕〕,

Voice song and cries

Hirondelle du Chili
adult

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 27-01-2012
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