Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

Congo Sand Martin (Riparia congica) - HBW 9, p. 647

French: Hirondelle du Congo German: Kongouferschwalbe Spanish: Avión del Congo
Other common names: Congo Martin

Taxonomy: Cotile congica Reichenow, 1887, Manyanga, lower River Congo, DRCongo.
May be derived from R. riparia. Forms a superspecies with that and with R. paludicola and R. diluta. Monotypic.

Distribution: R Congo and lower R Ubangi, on PRCongo-DRCongo border.

  • Least Concern
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