Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Ashy-tailed Swift

Ashy-tailed Swift Chaetura andrei

Described by: Hellmayr (1907)
Alternate common name(s): Southern Swift, Sick's Swift
Old scientific name(s): Chaetura meridionalis


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N. and s. tropical South America;
Two widely separated and fragmented populations;
(1) C. Venezuela and Surinam.
(2) Amazonian Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), e. and se. Bolivia, n. Paraguay and nw. Argentina.
Migrates to Colombia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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