Order: Passeriformes | Family: Hirundinidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tarapoto, San Martin
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northwest Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia Ecuador|Peru
Status: The Gray-breasted Martin is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1000 m along the foothill of the Andes. It is also common in northwest Peru. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Martín de Pecho Gris.
Sub-species: Gray-breasted Martin (Progne chalybea chalybea), (J. F. Gmelin), 1789.
Meaning of Name: Progne: Gr.Progne or Procne= daughter of King Pandion of Athens and wife to King Tereus of Thrace. chalybea: L. khalubeios, khalubos= steel, steely. chalybeius= steely.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.