Hirundo dimidiata  Pearl-breasted Swallow  Pêrelborsswael
Pearl-breasted Swallows
Taaibosspruit, Aug 2020

A breeding resident. Fairly common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (69% in, 31% out; recorded in 59% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs singly, in pairs or, in winter, in small flocks; frequents open woodland, favouring open areas for aerial hunting. Breeds in early summer, typically building its nest in the roof of an aardvark hole or porcupine burrow.
Pearl-breasted Swallow
Vista Vistas, Oct 2018

Pearl-breasted Swallow Waterberg distribution
Pearl-breasted Swallow
Lindani, Feb 2018
Pearl-breasted Swallow
Vista Vistas, Oct 2018
Pearl-breasted Swallow in flight
Alma, Jun 2018

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