Ptyonoprogne fuligula   Rock Martin   Kransswael
Rock Martin
Modimolle, Nov 2019

A breeding resident. Fairly common and widespread across the Waterberg, less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (79% in, 21% out; recorded in 48% of the Waterberg pentads); in pairs year-round, these mostly tied to the vicinity of breeding sites; occurs wherever there are cliffs, but also in towns, around farmsteads and at large road bridges which provide favoured nest sites. Breeds in summer.
Rock Martin Waterberg distribution
Rock Martin at nest
Modimolle, Nov 2009

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