Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: White-chinned Swift

White-chinned Swift Cypseloides cryptus

Described by: Zimmer (1945)
Alternate common name(s): Zimmer's Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Central America to ne. and nw. South America;
Highly fragmented and localized distribution;
Widely scattered records from the Caribbean lowlands of Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Lowlands and Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. The cordilleras of n. Venezuela and the tepuis of s. Venezuela and Guyana.


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


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