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Andean Swift

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Alternate name
Aeronautes andecolus Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family   
12?12.5 cm Length
Subtropical/tropical high altitude shrubland, between 2,000 - 3,900 m, in:- Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects. Food   Diet
Gregarious Habits
1764 - TSN: 554996 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Andean Swift call
(Aeronautes andecolus)

Pamela C. Rasmussen XC29042
18-12-2008, Argentina

Czech: Ror? andsk?br> Danish: Andessejler
German: Anden Segler, Andensegler
English: Andean Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Andino, Vencejo blanco, Vencejo chico
Spanish (Argentine): Vencejo blanco
Spanish (Bolivia): Vencejo blanco
Estonian: andi piiritaja
Finnish: Andienkiit??br> French: Martinet des Andes
Italian: Rondone delle Ande
Japanese: andesuamatsubame
Japanese: アンデスアマツバメ
Latin: Aeronautes andecolus, Apus andecolus
Dutch: Andesgierzwaluw
Norwegian: Andesseiler
Polish: aeronauta andyjski
Russian: Андский мохноногий стриж, Стриж андский стриж
Slovak: vzducholovec belav?br> Swedish: Andinsk seglare
Chinese: 安第斯雨燕
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