Andean swallow

The Andean swallow (Orochelidon andecola) is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae. It was formerly placed in the monotypic genus Haplochelidon.[2] It is found in the Altiplano of Peru, Bolivia and far northern Chile and Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-elevation shrubland and subtropical or tropical high-elevation grassland.

Andean swallow
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Orochelidon
O. andecola
Binomial name
Orochelidon andecola
Haplochelidon andecola map.svg

Petrochelidon andecola (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Orochelidon andecola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22712419A118844823. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22712419A118844823.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Haplochelidon". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 6 June 2014.

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