Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae (Swallows, Martins)  
Genus: Orochelidon (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Pale-footed Swallow
Pale-footed Swallow (Orochelidon flavipes)
Tapichalaca Reserve, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador  
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

Found from 2200 to 3000m, and more forest based than other swallows (HBW).

Brown-bellied Swallow
Brown-bellied Swallow (Orochelidon murina murina)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Generally common above 2800 meters.

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