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Category:Neochelidon - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Neochelidon


White-thighed Swallow would be the only member of this genus.


Neochelidon is a monotypic genus in the family Hirundinidae.
According to a proposal passed by SACC (and based on DNA evidence) genus Neochelidon disappears and White-thighed Swallow is placed in the genus Atticora.


  1. Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
  2. SACC proposal to rearrange the taxonomy of South American swallows

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