Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Welcome Swallow

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena

Described by: Gould (1843)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mango Hill, Queensland, Australia - Aug 18, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2008 © Hans&Judy Beste  Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - Oct 23, 2005 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kalbarri, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 9, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Australia and Tasmania;
(1) Nw. to sw. Western Australia n. to Port Hedland, and Bernier Is.
(2) S. South Australia, c. Northern Territory (Alice Springs), Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland n. to Mt. Isa. Tasmania.
Established in New Zealand since 1958.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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