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Passeriformes > Hirundinidae

Brown-chested Martin

Progne tapera

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Large swallow with distinctive brown band across chest. Chest band is typically sharply demarcated, but can look diffuse with some spotting down the center of the belly. Otherwise brown above and pale below. Similar in plumage to Bank Swallow but larger and lankier. Found in the lowlands, usually in open areas near water, either singly or in loose flocks.

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