Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae (Swallows, Martins)  
Genus: Atticora (2 species, 2 worldwide)

White-banded Swallow
White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata)
Mocoa, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Often seen along rivers.

Black-collared Swallow
Black-collared Swallow (Atticora melanoleuca)
PompĂ©u, Minas Gerais, Brazil  
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.

Very local along fast moving rivers, especially at rapids and waterfalls (Athanas).

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