Tumbes Swallow Tachycineta stolzmanni

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Hirundinidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Nathaniel Taylor and Maria Stager

Diet and Foraging


Very little information. All Tachycineta swallows are known to be exclusive insectivores; only identified prey include Diptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, and Aranae (Stager et al. in press).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Taylor, N. and M. Stager (2012). Tumbes Swallow (Tachycineta stolzmanni), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.tumswa1.01