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Hirundo angolensis (Angola swallow)
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Hirundo angolensis (Angola swallow)

English: « Hirundo arcticincta » = Hirundo angolensis (Angola Swallow) - arcticincta race
Français : « Hirundo arcticincta » = Hirundo angolensis (Hirondelle d'Angola) - race arcticincta
Date 1894
Source A monograph of the Hirundinidae
Author Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1847–1909)

Hirundo angolensis - Angola swallow, Angolan swallow, rufous-chested swallow

The Angola Swallow is a small bird that belongs to the swallow family, Hirundinidae. It has a blue back, a chestnut forehead and throat, and a gray belly. It lives in various open habitats in Africa, such as grasslands, wetlands, and farms. It feeds on flying insects and breeds in mud nests. It is also known as the Angolan Swallow or the Rufous-chested Swallow. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Hirundo
Species: Hirundo angolensis Barboza du Bocage, 1868

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