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Noun1.Progne - a genus of HirundinidaeProgne - a genus of Hirundinidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae - swallows and martins
Progne subis, purple martin - large North American martin of which the male is blue-black
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Fourthly, a swallow, which though differing from the Progne purpurea of both Americas, only in being rather duller colored, smaller, and slenderer, is considered by Mr.
This complete ulna is much smaller than that in any species of Progne, Phaeoprogne, or Stelgidopteryx, and is larger than that in Neochelidon, Riparia, or Atticora.
Durand, "Palemon and Arcyte, Progne, Marcus Geminus, and the Theatre in which they were Acted, as described by John Bereblock (1566)," PMLA 20 (1905): 502-28, for a translation of several accounts of the performances in 1566.
HIRUNDINIDAE - Real: Tachycineta albiventer, Atticora fasciata; Null: Progne tapera, P.
ossifragus Wilson, fish crow SW R Cyanocitta cristata (Linnaeus), I A blue jay Pica hudsonia (Linnaeus), black- I R billed magpie Family Alaudidae (larks) Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus), I C horned lark Family Hirundinidae (swallows) Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, barn I A swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota I R Vieillot, cliff swallow Progne subis (Linnaeus), purple I C martin Riparia riparia (Linnaeus), bank I O swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis I O (Audubon), northern rough-winged swallow Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot), I O tree swallow Family Paridae (titmice) Baeolophus bicolor Linnaeus, I C tufted titmouse Poecile atricapilla Linnaeus, N C black-capped chickadee P.
That he is self-conscious of this ability we see as Titus chooses to overgo Procne's revenge: "For worse than Philomel you us'd my daughter,/ And worse than Progne I will be reveng'd" (V.
ochraceiceps R Cyanocorax yncas U F Progne chalybea R Notiochelidon cyanoleuca F F Atticora fasciata U R Neochelidon tibialis R Stelgidopteryx rufcollis F F Hirundo rustica R U Petrochelidon pyrrhonota R R U Campylorhynchus turdinus F Odontorchilus branickii R Pheugopedius coraya C P.
Breeding biology of the Mangrove Swallow Tachycineta albilinea and the Grey-breasted Martin Progne chalybea at Barro Colorado Island, Panama.
maculates; and Hirundinidae: Progne chalybea, Notiochelidon cyanoleuca, Tachycineta albilinea.
At the generic level, the martins have been grouped in either Progne (Peters 1960, AOU 1998, Dickinson 2003, Turner 2004) or divided between Progne and Phaeoprogne (Sibley and Monroe 1990).