Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Puffbirds :: Swallow-wing

Swallow-wing Chelidoptera tenebrosa

Described by: Pallas (1782)
Alternate common name(s): Swallow-wing Puffbird, Swallow-winged Puffbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Sinnamary, French Guiana - Jul 27, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Sinnamary, French Guiana - Jul 27, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  São José do Rio Claro, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 26, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Nc. South America e. of the Andes;
(1) Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, Brazil, e. Ecuador, e. Peru and n. Bolivia.
(2) E. and se. Brazil (Bahia (Encruzilhada)).
(3) E. Colombia and w. Venezuela.


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


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