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Andean swallow

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Hirundininae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Hirundinidae
Scientific name  Haplochelidon andecola
Higher classification  Haplochelidon
Order  Passerine
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Genus  Haplochelidon Todd, 1929
Similar  Pale‑footed swallow, Peruvian martin, Mountain saw‑wing, Chestnut‑collared swallow, Black‑and‑rufous swallow

The Andean swallow (Haplochelidon andecola) is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae. It is monotypic within the genus Haplochelidon. It is found in the Altiplano of Peru, Bolivia and far northern Chile and Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

References

Andean swallow Wikipedia


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