Riparia paludicola   Brown-throated Martin  Afrikaanse Oewerswael
Brown-throated  Martin
Rankin's Pass, Feb 2019

A breeding resident. Fairly common but localised, occurring mostly in open country along the larger drainage lines; much less frequent in the surrounding thorn savanna than in the Waterberg (in 75%, out 25%; recorded in 39% of the Waterberg pentads); gregarious, usually encountered in groups of 5-10 birds, sometimes found associating with other aerial foraging swallows; often close to water, especially where overhanging sandy banks provide sites for their nest tunnels. Breeds in winter.
Brown-throated Martin Waterberg distribution

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