Southern martin

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Southern martin
Progne elegans (southern martin).jpg
Male in Punta Tombo, Argentina
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Progne
Species: P. elegans
Binomial name
Progne elegans
Baird, 1865

The southern martin (Progne elegans) is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and urban areas.

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