Bismarck Woodswallow

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Bismarck Woodswallow

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The Bismarck Woodswallow is a beautiful, but rather uncommon Bismarck endemic that we will find on New Ireland (Mark Van Beirs)

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Artamus insignis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Artamidae Family
18.5 cm Length
Tropical moist lowland forest, degraded former forest, gardens. Range:- Endemic to Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea:- Bismark:- New Britain, New Ireland Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Flying insects. Food  
5827 - TSN: 558762 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Lasolet bismarcký
Danish: Bismarcksvalestær
German: Bismarck Schwalbenstar, Bismarckschwalbenstar
English: Bismarck Wood Swallow, Bismarck Woodswallow, Bismarck Wood-swallow, Bismark Woodswallow, New Britain Woodswallow, Sclater's Woodswallow, Sclater's Wood-Swallow, White-backed Woodswallow
Spanish: Artamo Dorsiblanco, Golondrina del Bosque de Bismarck
Finnish: Uudenenglanninleiju
French: Langrayen des Bismarck, Langrayen des Bismark
Italian: Artamo delle Isole Bismarck, Rondine boschereccia delle Bismarck
Japanese: bisumaakumoritsubame, bisuma-kumoritsubame
Japanese: ビスマアクモリツバメ, ビスマークモリツバメ
Latin: Artamus insignis
Dutch: Bismarckspitsvogel, Bismarck-spitsvogel
Norwegian: Bismarcksvalestær
Polish: ostrolot melanezyjski
Russian: Бисмаркский артам
Slovak: hmyziar melanézsky
Swedish: Bismarcksvalstare
Chinese: 俾斯麦燕鵙
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