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Cecropis
File:Hirundo abyssinica.jpg
Lesser Striped Swallow
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Subfamily: Hirundininae
Genus: Cecropis
F. Boie, 1826
species

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Cecropis is a genus of large swallows found in Africa and tropical Asia. The Red-rumped Swallow's range also extends into southern Europe. This genus is frequently subsumed into the larger genus Hirundo.

The species (in taxonomic order) are:

References




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