Andean Swallow Orochelidon andecola

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Hirundinidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Elsie Shogren

Priorities for Future Research

There are many gaps in our knowledge of the Andean Swallow's life history and habits.  Future research on this species might focus on food, feeding, and social behavior.  Research on reproductive habits such as nestling number and size would also be beneficial. 

Recommended Citation

Shogren, E. (2010). Andean Swallow (Orochelidon andecola), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.