rough-winged swallow


Related to rough-winged swallow: bank swallows

rough-winged swallow

 (rŭf′wĭngd′)
n.
Either of two swallows (Stelgidopteryx serripennis or S. ruficollis) of the Americas, having outer primary feathers equipped with small barblike hooks.
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These included Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis), White-banded Swallow (Atticora fasciata), Blue-and-white Swallow (Pygochelidon cyanoleuca), and Golden Swallow (Tachycineta euchrysea).
olivaceus) 302 5/16 Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 497 4/13 Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) 148 5/5 Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) 136 5/17 Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) 157 5/14 Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) 364 5/5 House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 156 5/9 Winter Wren (T.
The area also provides exceptional breeding opportunities for other swallow species and supports large breeding populations of Cliff Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis), Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia), and, where nest boxes are provided, Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor).
Belted kingfishers, northern rough-winged swallows, and bank swallows are among the species that nest right in stream banks.