Birds of Colombia

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

Blue-and-white Swallow
Blue-and-white Swallow (Pygochelidon cyanoleuca cyanoleuca)
Caripe, Venezuela  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Black-collared Swallow
Black-collared Swallow (Pygochelidon 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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Really Experimental sites:       Guyana       Nicaragua       Cuba