Fairy Martin (species: Petrochelidon ariel) in ALA: Lizard Island (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Petrochelidon ariel
Fairy Martin

©Aviceda: Samsonvale Cemetery, SE Queensland, Australia

©Thomas Mattern: Snares Islands, North East Island, Station Cove
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Hirundinidae
Genus Petrochelidon
Species Petrochelidon ariel
Status unspecified



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia: The Fairy Martin has been recorded only once at Lizard Island, in October 1978 (Atlas of Living Australia, accessed 8 April 2012).

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