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Phedina (Martin)

Wikipedia Abstract

Phedina is a small genus of passerine birds in the swallow family. It has two members, the Mascarene martin, Phedina borbonica, which has two subspecies in Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands respectively, and Brazza's martin, P. brazzae, which breeds in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Republic of the Congo, and northern Angola. The nearest relative of the Phedina martins is the banded martin, Riparia cincta, which resembles Brazza's martin in nesting habits and vocalisations.
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Species

Phedina borbonica (Mascarene Martin) (Attributes)
Phedina brazzae (Brazza's Martin) (Attributes)

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