Dusky Crag Martin (Ptyonoprogne concolor) - HBW 9, p. 674
French: Hirondelle concolore
Spanish: Avión Oscuro
Other common names: Dusky Martin
Taxonomy: Hirundo concolor Sykes, 1832, Dukhun, India.
Genus often merged with Hirundo, but DNA studies indicate that the two are sister-taxa. Forms a superspecies with P. rupestris and P. fuligula; all three have been considered conspecific, but breeding ranges overlap. Race sintaungensis possibly not clearly distinguishable from nominate, which varies in darkness. Two subspecies tentatively recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- concolor (Sykes, 1832) - extreme SE Pakistan and India (from Gujurat, E Rajasthan and Haryana E to W Bihar, S to Kerala and W Tamil Nadu).
- sintaungensis (Stuart Baker, 1933) - E & S Myanmar, S China (S Yunnan), N & E Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds perched on a wall looking around and flying away. Locality Moti Virani, Kutch District, Gujarat, India (ssp concolor)
Josep del Hoyo 16 February 2011 1 year ago 14 sec 4
Several birds flying in front of a rocky area. Locality Ramanagara, Karnataka, India (ssp concolor)
Josep del Hoyo 13 December 2009 3 years ago 40 sec 2.3
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A bird perched on a masonry structure
Locality Kunjapanai, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India
vasanthan.p.j 20 April 2013 7 weeks ago 4
Perched on elctrical wire.
Locality Yavatmal, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra, India
Jayant Atrey 1 September 2012 41 weeks ago 4
This bird was nesting below a bridge carrying nesting material (feather).
Locality Belgaum, Belgaum District, Karnataka, India
RAM MALLYA 10 October 2010 2 years ago 4
Locality Piyoni, Kutch District, Gujarat, India
jugal Tiwari 8 August 2009 2 years ago 4
A bird perched.
Locality Amravati, Amravati District, Amravati Division, Maharashtra, India
manojbind2009 2 June 2012 47 weeks ago 3.5
a bird perched in an old fort
Locality Rajasthan, India (ssp concolor)
Stefan Helming 18 April 2010 3 years ago 3.5
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