Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

Pied-winged Swallow (Hirundo leucosoma) - HBW 9, p. 669

French: Hirondelle à ailes tachetées German: Scheckflügelschwalbe Spanish: Golondrina Alipinta

Taxonomy: Hirundo leucosoma Swainson, 1837, West Africa.
In the past was sometimes placed with H. megaensis and H. dimidiata in a separate genus Hemicecrops, and has been thought by some authors to form a superspecies with those. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegambia, N Guinea, NW Sierra Leone, S Mali, Burkina Faso, SW Niger, and N Ivory Coast and Ghana E to C Nigeria.

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