Square-tailed Saw-wing

Psalidoprocne nitens - Hirondelle à queue courte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Hirundinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Psalidoprocne

  • Species
    :

    nitens

Descriptor

Cassin, 1857

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

Distribution

Description identification

Square-tailed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne nitens) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Psalidoprocne nitens nitens (Guinea to c DRCongo and nw Angola)
  • Psalidoprocne nitens centralis (ne DRCongo)

Foreign names

  • Hirondelle à queue courte,
  • Golondrina colicuadrada,
  • andorinha-de-cauda-curta,
  • Grünglanzschwalbe,
  • Junglekamzwaluw,
  • Rondine serrata codaquadra,
  • tvärstjärtad svala,
  • Korthalesagsvale,
  • lastovička tupochvostá,
  • vlaštovka západoafrická,
  • Rethalet Skovsvale,
  • pikkunokipääsky,
  • oreneta cuaquadrada,
  • żałobniczka równosterna,
  • Блестящая африканская ласточка,
  • カクビクロツバメ,
  • 方尾锯翅燕,
  • 方尾凹翅燕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 22-01-2012
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