Black-collared Swallow (Atticora melanoleuca) - HBW 9, p. 660
French: Hirondelle des torrents
Spanish: Golondrina Acollarada
Taxonomy: Hirundo melanoleuca Wied, 1820, Rio Grande do Belmonte, Bahia, Brazil.
DNA data suggest that this genus and Neochelidon are sister-taxa. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme E Colombia (E Vichada, E Guainía, E Vaupés), S & E Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro), the Guianas, and locally in Amazonian & S Brazil (mainly upper R Negro area, also Amapá and, S of Amazon, along drainages of rivers Madeira, Tapajós, Xingú and Tocantins, also isolated records from SE Bahia, and from upper R Paraná in S Goiás); also on Brazil-Argentina border (Iguaçu Falls).
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Young bird and two adults on a rock by the river. Vocalizing. Locality Cerros de Mavecure, Guainía Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 12 weeks ago 19 sec 3.8
Three birds on rocks, two of them copulating repeatedly Locality Pousada Rio Roosevelt, Rio Roosevelt, Amazonas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 8 July 2007 5 years ago 40 sec 3.4
Several birds flying over the Rio Negro, close to the water. Locality Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 28 July 2011 1 year ago 23 sec 3.3
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