Square-tailed saw-wing

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Square-tailed saw-wing
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Genus: Psalidoprocne
P. nitens
Binomial name
Psalidoprocne nitens
(Cassin, 1857)
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The square-tailed saw-wing (Psalidoprocne nitens), also known as the square-tailed rough-winged swallow is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Psalidoprocne nitens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.