Brown-chested Martin,  Phaeoprogne tapera fusca

Number of accepted Brown-chested Martin records for Louisiana = 1 as of June 2015



One immature male molting to first basic (2009-96) on 6 September 2009, Cameron: Fruge Road, 0.4 mi. S of Pine Pasture Road; Paul E. Conover (LSUMZ/ DLD 9700, ph). This represents a first state record and pertains to the southern migratory subspecies, P. t. fusca.

Brown-chested Martin, left, with Tree Swallow. Photo by Paul Conover