White-banded Swallow

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Author: Sidnei Dantas

The White-banded Swallow is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is rivers. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Atticora fasciata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

One of them, the White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata) can be seen darting across the waters by itself, in pairs or in mixed-species groups. It is hard to confuse this aerial insectivore; its beautiful glossy blue-black plumage, bright white band across its chest, and deeply forked tail make it distinguishable from the rest. * Identification Recommended Citation Piland, Natalia 2010 .White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). More

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White-banded swallowBirds in Suriname = - White-banded swallow Photo of two male White-banded Swallows made by Ronald Teulings langs de Suriname river in October 2007 and one by Tony Henneberg also in Suriname in January 2008. The birds are often seen in the forest sitting along rivers as in the photo or flying over the water to catch insects. It is rather common in Suriname along the forest-fringed streams. More

White-banded Swallow, Amazon in Peru = All photographs copyright Paul Gale Swallows and Martins Birds of Peru GalleryOfBirds Home More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Atticora
Species : fasciata
Authority : (Gmelin, 1789)