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Antillean Palm-Swift

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 wpe9A4.jpg (7832 bytes) Alternate name
Tachornis phoenicobia Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
Tropical seasonally wet/flooded grassland, below 450m. Found in:- Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico & USA:- Florida. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Breeds throughout the year,  incubation 18 - 21 days by both parents. Clutch
Airborne arthropods Food  
Gregarious Habits
1765 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Antillean Palm-Swift Flight call
Tachornis phoenicobia (0:41)
Jesse Fagan XC34890
4-19-09, Dominican Republic


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