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Cave Swallow

Petrochelidon fulva ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: HIRUNDINIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Cave Swallow is a locally common swallow of Texas, Mexico, and the Caribbean. True to its name, it often roosts and nests inside the entrances to caves, sharing the space with bats.

Calls

  • calls
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song a thin squeaking twitter. Call a soft "chur."

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