White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata) - HBW 9, p. 660
French: Hirondelle à ceinture blanche
Spanish: Golondrina Fajiblanca
Taxonomy: Hirundo fasciata J. F. Gmelin, 1789, Cayenne.
DNA data suggest that this genus and Neochelidon are sister-taxa. Size decreases clinally from N to S. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Colombia, S & E Venezuela and the Guianas S to E Ecuador, E Peru, Amazonian Brazil (E to E Pará, S to Rondônia and N Mato Grosso) and N Bolivia.
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VideosSee all 15 videos
A bird on a rooftop, preening. Locality Copalinga Lodge, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
Robert Schaefer 28 October 2008 4 years ago 31 sec 4.3
A bird on a bridge, while congeners call out of view. Locality JFK Highway, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 July 2011 1 year ago 27 sec 4.1
2 birds on a branch by the river Locality Sani Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador
Juan Sanabria 1 April 2006 3 years ago 28 sec 4
A group on a wire beside a Grey-breasted Martin Locality Shiripuno River, Pastaza Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 24 August 2007 5 years ago 37 sec 3.9
A bird on a snag, stretching its wings and tail Locality Pousada Rio Roosevelt, Rio Roosevelt, Amazonas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 8 July 2007 5 years ago 26 sec 3.8
A softly calling bird next to a creek. Locality Kaburi Kreek, Sipaliwini District, Suriname (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 4 May 2011 1 year ago 21 sec 3.5
PhotosSee all 8 photos
Bird near the clay lick
Locality Heath River Wildlife Center, Tambopata National Park, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
hawk 12 August 2010 7 weeks ago 4
Two birds on a branch over the Tiputini River.
Locality Yasuní Research Station, Yasuní National Park, Orellana Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 23 August 2010 2 years ago 3.7
A bird perched on a log along a river
Locality Yutajé, Amazonas State, Venezuela (Monotypic species)
Gustavo A. Rodríguez 18 February 2012 40 weeks ago 3.3
A bird perched on a wire.
Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 18 November 2011 1 year ago 3.2
on a twig over Guaviare River
Locality San José del Guaviare, Guaviare Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 16 March 2012 1 year ago 3
White banded swallow
Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Renata Biancalana 18 July 2009 2 years ago 2.8