White-thighed swallow

The white-thighed swallow (Neochelidon tibialis) is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae. Its genus, Neochelidon, is monotypic.

It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

White-thighed swallow
Neochelidon tibialis 1894
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Neochelidon
P.L. Sclater, 1862
Species:
N. tibialis
Binomial name
Neochelidon tibialis
(Cassin, 1853)

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Neochelidon tibialis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

Further reading

  • Chesser, R.T.; et al. (2016). "Fifty-seventh Supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds". The Auk. 133 (3): 544–560. doi:10.1642/AUK-16-77.1.
  • Sheldon, F.H.; Whittingham, L.A.; Moyle, R.G.; Slikas, B.; Winkler, D.W. (2005). "Phylogeny of swallows (Aves: Hirundinidae) estimated from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequencing". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 35 (1): 254–270. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.11.008.
  • Stiles, F. Gary (September 2007). "Proposal 314: Revise the generic limits of Neotropical swallows". South American Classification Committee of the American Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
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