Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Fork-tailed Palm-Swift

Fork-tailed Palm-Swift Tachornis squamata

Described by: Cassin (1853)
Alternate common name(s): Neotropical Palm Swift, Neotropical Palm-Swift, Fork-tailed Swift
Old scientific name(s): Reinarda squamata


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 10, 2006 © William Hull  Belém, Pará, Brazil - Oct, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Belém, Pará, Brazil - Oct, 2005 © Arthur Grosset 
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Amazonian and e. South America;
(1) E. Ecuador, e. Peru to n. Bolivia and s. Venezuela.
(2) E. Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and c. and e. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina).


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


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