White-headed Saw-wing

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

Saw-wing Swallow, White-headed Saw-winged Swallow Spanish: Alas de Sierra de Cabeza Blanca, Golondrina Cabeciblanca Estonian: valgepea-nõgipääsuke Finnish: Huppukiiltopääsky, valkopäänokipääsky French: Hirondelle à tête blanche Italian: Rondine serrata testabianca, Rondine testabianca Japanese: shirogashirakurotsubame Japanese: シロガシラクロツバメ Latin: Psalidoprocne albiceps, Psalidoprogne albiceps Dutch: Witkopkamzwaluw Norwegian: Hvithodesagsvale Polish: zalobniczka bialoglowa, żałobniczka białogłowa Portuguese: Andorinha-de-cabeça-branca Slovak: lastovicka bielohlavá Swahili: Mbayuwayu Kichwa-cheupe Avibase has More

Moustached Green Tinkerbird, White-headed Saw-wing, African Hill-Babbler, Mountain Greenbul, Sharpe's Greenbul, White-chested Alethe, Sharpe's Akalat, Olive-flanked Robin-Chat, Cinnamon Bracken Warbler, Mountain Yellow Warbler, Chapin's Apalis, Churring Cisticola, Black-lored Cisticola, F More

Also known as White-headed Saw-wing Swallow (Psalidoprogne albiceps) Previous Return to Individual Index Next Roberts VI / VII 913 / 612 Clements 2000 123. More

White-headed Saw-wing Swallow (6) 123.0810 913 / 612 117-75 Psalidoprogne albiceps Eastern Saw-wing * Eastern Saw-wing Swallow (6) Petit's Saw-wing (H) 123.0880 537 / 614 117-79 Psalidoprocne orientalis Psalidoprocne petiti (orientalis) (H) Black Saw-wing * Black Saw-wing Swallow (6) 123. More

The white-headed saw-wing is endemic to east and central Africa. It has a distinctive white head with a black eye line that runs back to the nape (right image). This bird was seen in the Nou Forest in January 2008. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Psalidoprocne
Species : albiceps
Authority : Sclater, 1864