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Swift, Chimney
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Chaetura pelagica
Africa, Alabama, Alaska, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Columbia, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, California, Canada, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador Read more
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This species is classified as Near Threatened as survey data has demonstrated that it has undergone a moderately rapid population decline due to loss of nesting habitat. However, trends for three-generation periods ending in 2006, 2007 and 2009 have reached 32%, 31% and 30% respectively, and should ...
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The Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) is a type of swift, sometimes referred to as American Swift.[ 4] It commonly nests in chimneys in eastern North America, and migrates in large flocks to northwestern South America for the winter. ...
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