Mountain saw-wing

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Mountain saw-wing
Psalidoprocne fuliginosa 1894.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Psalidoprocne
Species: P. fuliginosa
Binomial name
Psalidoprocne fuliginosa
Shelley, 1887

The mountain saw-wing (Psalidoprocne fuliginosa), also known as the mountain rough-winged swallow or the Cameroon Mountain rough-winged swallow is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae.

It is found on Bioko island and adjacent Mt. Cameroon. While it has been reported elsewhere in Central Africa (namely, the Cameroon line of Cameroon and Nigeria), it has never been confirmed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Psalidoprocne fuliginosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Borrow, N. & Demey, R. Birds of Western Africa. 2nd Ed. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. ISBN 978-0-7136-6692-2