RED-BREASTED SWALLOW

Also known as Rufous-chested Swallow (C)

(Hirundo semirufa)

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Roberts VI / VII 524 / 606
Clements 2000 123.0640
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
117-55

 

 
A large swallow (24 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is scarce to fairly common breeding migrant in the central to northern parts of the region. It inhabits open grasslands and is usually solitary. It feeds off aerial arthropods.

 

List of Stamps showing Red-breasted Swallow

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No stamps issued