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Passeriformes

Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

HBW 9, p. 602

  • Small to medium-sized aerial-feeding passerines, with long wings and streamlined body; tail forked in many species.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Wide variety of habitats, from semi-arid areas to forest, often near water.
  • 19 genera, 83 species, 210 taxa.
  • 7 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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19 genera, 83 species

2779 files covering
19 genera (100%)
78 species (94%)

 

    1014 videos covering
18 genera (95%)
67 species (81%)
    1668 photographs covering
19 genera (100%)
77 species (93%)
    97 sound recordings covering
15 genera (79%)
45 species (54%)
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