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Photo by v
Bahia Solano, Chocó, Colombia, 1 December 2008
Atticora tibialis



Panama to Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, and Venezuela.


White thigh is visible on bird top right
Photo © by Andy Adcock
Uaiparu River Valley, Venezuela, 19 January, 2016

Formerly placed in genus Neochelidon.


There are three subspecies[1]:

  • A. t. minima:
  • A. t. griseiventris:
  • A. t. tibialis:
  • South East Brazil (Espírito Santo to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo


Forest borders and small clearings



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. SACC proposal to rearrange the taxonomy of South American swallows

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