Progne

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For the woman who was changed into a bird in Greek mythology, see Procne (disambiguation).
Progne
PurpleMartin cajay.jpg
Male Purple martin, Progne subis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Subfamily: Hirundininae
Genus: Progne
F. Boie, 1826
Species

9, See text

Progne is a genus of birds. Created by Friedrich Boie in 1826, it contains nine American swallows.[1]

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