Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Tyrant Flycatchers :: Cliff Flycatcher

Cliff Flycatcher Hirundinea ferruginea

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Swallow Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cafayate, Argentina - Sep, 2003 © Mark Harper  Vargem Alta, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil - Jul, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Sumaco, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nov 20, 2008 © Lou Hegedus 
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Tropical South America;
Four populations:
(1) S. Venazuela, s. Guyana, s. Surinam, s. Guiana and adjacent n. Brazil.
(2) Ne. Colombia and ex. w. Venezuela.
(3) S. and e. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina)), e. Paraguay, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.
(4) Ex. se. Ecuador, Peru, c. Bolivia to nw. Argentina.


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


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