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Cave Swallow

Hirondelle à front brun

Petrochelidon fulva

Birds of North America
  • Cave Swallow
  • Cave Swallow
  • Cave Swallow
  • Cave Swallow
  • Cave Swallow

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Cave Swallow

B L W W W Family Latin Name
5.5" 14cm 13" 33cm 0.5 oz 14.2g Hirundinidae Petrochelidon fulva

  • Breeding
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Cave Swallow range

The Cave Swallow prefers the warmest climate of all the swallows living in North America. There are two sub-species of these swallows, one group is seen in Florida and these represent the Caribbean race. Another race seen in Texas represent the Mexican and Central American sub-species. This swallow has a square-shaped tail. This swallow is a native bird of Cuba.

Birds of Cuba