Petrochelidon pyrrhonota (Vieillot, 1817)

Cliff Swallow

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

Genus: Petrochelidon

Species: Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native (Breeding)

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
NH - State Special Concern (Breeding population)
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Important)
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 3 - Moderate Priority)
NH WAP (2015) - SGCN

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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