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White-throated swallow (Hirundo albigularis)
Subject: White-throated swallow (Hirundo albigularis)
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White-throated swallow (Hirundo albigularis)

Description Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg NP, SOUTH AFRICA
Date 19 November 2011, 07:20
Source White-throated Swallows (Hirundo albigularis)
Author Bernard DUPONT from FRANCE

The white-throated swallow (Hirundo albigularis) is a small bird in the swallow family. It is a common species, found in southern Africa, which has benefited from the increased nesting opportunities presented by the construction of bridges and dams. The swallow breeds in southern Africa from Angola and Zambia southwards to the Cape in South Africa. It is mainly migratory, wintering in Angola, Zambia and southern Zaire. This is a bird of open country and grassland, with a preference for highlands and nearby water. It is often found around man-made structures. Order: Passeriformes, Family: Hirundinidae.

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