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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A genus of Hirundinidae.

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  • I suspect it is either some sort of sparrow or a swallow, perhaps a sand martin (bank swallow, Riparia Riparia).
  • In birds there are 2 near-endemic bird species - the African river-martin (Pseudochelidon eurystomina DD), and the Congo martin (Riparia congica).
  • A few great thick-knees (Esacus recurvirostris) are also present, as are river lapwings (Vanellus duvaucelii) and plain martins (Riparia paludicola).
  • Some biome-restricted bird species present within the ecoregion include Congo black-bellied sunbird (Nectarinia congensis), African river martin (Pseudochelidon eurystomina,... for more
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