Species names in all available languages
|English (United States)||White-winged Swallow|
|French||Hirondelle à ailes blanches|
|Spanish (Argentina)||Golondrina Ala Blanca|
|Spanish (Ecuador)||Golondrina Aliblanca|
|Spanish (Panama)||Golondrina Aliblanca|
|Spanish (Paraguay)||Golondrina ala blanca|
|Spanish (Peru)||Golondrina de Ala Blanca|
|Spanish (Spain)||Golondrina aliblanca|
|Spanish (Venezuela)||Golondrina de Agua|
|Turkish||Ak Kanatlı Kırlangıç|
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The White-winged Swallow is a familiar sight over rivers through much of eastern South America, south to southern Brazil and northeastern Argentina. It often is found in pairs or in small groups, of up to a dozen or so individuals, that perch on snags in rivers and lakes. It's flight is low over the water. White-winged Swallows are resident throughout most of its range, but it is a partial austral migrant: in southernmost Brazil, White-winged Swallows are present only during the austral summer.