White-banded Swallow Atticora fasciata

Brazilian name:
peitoril
White-banded  Swallow, Cristalino, Mato Grosso, Brazil, December 2006 - click for larger image Brazil

The White-banded Swallow is distributed throughout the Amazon and Orinoco Basins where it is found along streams and rivers bordered by forest. It is usually associated with clear or black water rivers.

White-banded  Swallows with a White-winged Swallow, Cristalino, Mato Grosso, Brazil, March 2003 - click for larger image They are usually in small groupsĀ and in the second photo where you see them associating with a White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer.

There are illustrations in Ridgely & Tudor, Volume 1, Plate 2; Hilty & Brown, Plate 40; and Sick, Plate 36.

White-banded  Swallow, Cristalino, Mato Grosso, Brazil, December 2006 - click for larger image There are recordings and a distribution map on xeno-canto.
Previous Page Back to Index Next Page

If you do not see a menu on the left, you may have arrived at this page from another site. Please click Home to get to my main page. Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites