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Swift, Lesser Swallow-tailed
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Panyptila cayennensis
Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Global, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, South America, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela Read more
Related Reading
Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 500,000-4,999,999 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008). ...
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This small swift is found in range of habitats including forest clearings, more open woodland, and cultivation. The nest is tubular, wider at the top, and with the entrance at its base. It is made of plant material and attached to a branch or a vertical surface. In the latter case, the entire length is fixed to the wall or trunk. Two or three white eggs are laid on a shelf in the upper part of the nest, and incubated by both parents. ...
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