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Greater Striped-Swallow

Cecropis cucullata (Boddaert, 1783)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2015-10-16 Central Karoo DC, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) (1100 m) call -

Bird seen calling from a shrub in the early morning in the central Karoo.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

286543
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2016-02-14 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (600 m) call -

A pair of birds calling from a wire fence in the morning before flying off.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

303682
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2016-10-23 Barkly East, Drakensberg District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (2000 m) call -

Bird calling from a wire fence near a stream where they are presumably nesting under the bridge.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

341258
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Faansie Peacock 2015-11-23 Sphinx, above Monk's Cowl, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) (1700 m) call -

A party of about 5 swallows suddenly taking flight from where they were perched on a dead tree on the mountain side. Not sure what the context of these mellow whistles calls are - contact or alarm?

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

292890
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Den Berg, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) call - [sono] 392347
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2014-10-25 Memel area, Free State, Free State (South Africa) call - [sono] 279951
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2016-02-14 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (600 m) song -

A small flock of these swallows calling while perched on a gravel road.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

303683
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2017-09-23 Kransvleipoort, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Western Cape (South Africa) call -

Call in flight.

392346
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2014-10-19 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (460 m) song -

Bird seen singing from a wire fence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

249320
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2013-02-15 Dullstroom area, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) call - [sono] 279950
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Lynette Rudman 2016-03-19 Barkly East, Drakensberg District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (2500 m) flight call -

Birds heard calling while flying around a culvert.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

308355
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2013-02-15 Dullstroom area, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) call - [also] [sono] 279949
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2014-10-26 Ladysmith area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [sono] 279952
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped-swallow - Hirundo cucullata Pamela C. Rasmussen 25 Dec 2010 Namibia: Hardap Dam (-24.49, 17.85) , Namibia (Namibia) (1170 m) call - quality: good 12150
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Peter Boesman 2014-10-27 Spioenkop Dam area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [also] [sono] 279953
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Alan Collett 2014-10-14 Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (900 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

214630
xeno-canto.org
Greater Striped-Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Paul Coopmans 1994-11-17 Several Km Above Wakkerstroom; Near Transvaal Border, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa)   -   64866
macaulaylibrary.org
Greater Striped-Swallow - Cecropis cucullata Mark Robbins 2016-11-29 Little Karoo Lodge, several road few km north of Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape (South Africa)   - Dense, low (2-3 m) stature scrub. ML: 150 Hz high-pass scientific filter applied in Adobe Audition CC 2017. 524132
macaulaylibrary.org

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