Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Fairy Martin

Fairy Martin Petrochelidon ariel

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


Dayboro, Queensland, Australia - Sep, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Australia - 2001 © Tom Tarrant  Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2008 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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Most of Australia;
Sw. to ne. and c. Western Australia, nw., c. and s. Northern Territory, nw. to se. South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, e. to nc. Queensland.
Ranges to New Guinea and Timor.


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


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