American Cliff Swallow

The Cliff Swallow is a member of the passerine bird family Hirundinidae — the swallows and martins.

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

American cliff swallows build their mud nests not only on the underside of cliffs, but also on the outside of overhanging human-made structures, such as bridges and dams. (© Brenda Tharp/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission. More

American Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) = Date: 1 April 1995 Location: Dolphin Island (Dolphin Island, Alabama, United States) Notes: BATTLE SHIP PARK See general information about American Cliff Swallow. More

American Cliff Swallow, and American Yellow Warbler: * Bunting, Pallas’s = Pallas’s Reed Bunting * Bunting, Reed = Common Reed Bunting * Bushtit = American Bushtit * Caracara, Crested = Northern Crested Caracara * Duck, Spot-billed = Indian Spot-billed Duck * Flycatcher, Tufted = Northern Tufted Flycatcher * Grosbeak, More

American Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Hirondelle à front blanc = Hirondelle à front blanc Gallery : © Bob Moul Site web : Nature Photography Order : Passériformes Family : Hirundinidae Species : American Cliff Swallow Reference: bomo15120 Other pictures Date taken : 2005 Jun Exif data Model : Canon EOS 20D Exposure : 1/320 s More

American Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Hirondelle à front blanc = Hirondelle à front blanc Comment : Ramasage de boue pour le nid. More

Stamps showing American Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota American Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 181.029 American Cliff Swallow IOC v2.4: 7059 Links will open countrypage in new window - Lesotho 05.08. More

AMERICAN CLIFF SWALLOW Petrochelidon pyyrhonota A small swallow with a pale rump, this species has the strange habitat of arriving in front of storms in areas where it has previously been absent - hence the Spanish name Golondrina de tormenta! It is vaguely similar in pattern to the Barn Swallow, but note the much whiter underparts and quite differently shaped tail. More

American cliff swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (Passeriformes: Hirundinidae) American cliff swallow Aves > Passeriformes > Hirundinidae Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (Vieillot, 1817) Image Number: 1374045 - Add to Light Box - For Batch Downloading and Commercial Usage Requests * PowerPoint - 768x512 * Small Print - 1536x1024 * Large Print - 3072x2048 More

Alternate common name(s): American Cliff Swallow, American Cliff-Swallow, North American Cliff-Swallow Old scientific name(s): Hirundo pyrrhonota Photographs Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA - Apr 9, 2006 More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Petrochelidon
Species : pyrrhonota
Authority : Vieillot, 1817