White-breasted Swallow

The Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor, is a migratory passerine bird that breeds in North America and winters in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.

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

Tree Swallow - 1877 - white-breasted swallow; common, and met with far from any buildings Vesper Sparrow - 1877 - bay-winged sparrow, Pooecetes gramineus; common Whip-poor-will - 1877 - whippoorwill; heard early in July White-throated Sparrow - 1877 - white-throated sparrow; common Willow Flycatcher - 1877 - Traill's flycatcher; rare More

Photograph White-breasted Swallow, Hirundo albigularis Date December 2008 Location Swaziland Copyright John is a great advocate of travel and wildlife in Swaziland as he spent several years working in the country with his wife Zelda. He currently lives in Norwich and passionately enjoys his photography. He gets great results from the NEF images he takes. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Hirundinidae
Genus : Tachycineta
Species : bicolor
Authority : (Vieillot, 1808)