Swallows and Martins (Hirundinidae)

White-headed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne albiceps) - HBW 9, p. 643

French: Hirondelle à tête blanche German: Weißkopfschwalbe Spanish: Golondrina Cabeciblanca
Other common names: White-headed Roughwing

Taxonomy: Psalidoprocne albiceps P. L. Sclater, 1864, Uzinza, Tabora District, Tanzania.
Forms a superspecies with P. fuliginosa. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • albiceps P. L. Sclater, 1864 - extreme SE Sudan and E DRCongo, Uganda and W Kenya S to Tanzania (mainly around L Victoria and in W), N Zambia and N Malawi.
  • suffusa Ripley, 1960 - N Angola (Lunda Sul).

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