Archive for 'Hirundinidae'

White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata)

If you’re on or by a river in the Amazon rain forest you will see this species, sometimes a single one like here, or if you’re lucky maybe a hundred roosting in one place. They usually fly away long before you can get a shot like this, but at this particular moment I was in […]

Brown-Chested Martin (Progne tapera)

This is a common swallow in Pantanal, and around Pousada Xaraés it has excellent nesting sites as the closest river has high and steep river banks in which it can dig its burrows.