Taxon profile


swallows and martins
Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds

Scientific synonyms

Hirundidae Rafinesque, 1815


Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Author: Ivo Antušek

Delichon urbicum - Common House Martin

Delichon urbicum - Common House Martin

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Hirundo smithii - Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii - Wire-tailed Swallow

Author: J.Votava

Functions restricted to taxon Hirundinidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subfamily Hirundininae Rafinesque, 1815

Unplaced taxa

genus Haplochelidon Todd, 1929

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [969a5d15-82f3-4100-a621-be18e46326be]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Hirundinidae]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Hirundinidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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