Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

Brazza's Martin (Phedina brazzae) - HBW 9, p. 645

French: Hirondelle de Brazza German: Brazzaschwalbe Spanish: Golondrina del Congo
Other common names: Congo Martin, Brazza’s Swallow

Taxonomy: Phedina Brazzae Oustalet, 1886, below Kwamouth, lower River Congo, DRCongo.
Sometimes placed in a monotypic genus Phedinopsis and occasionally in Riparia. Is, however, close to P. borbonica, with which it forms a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: S PRCongo, S DRCongo and NE Angola (N Lunda Norte).

  • Least Concern
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