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White-collared Swift

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Antillean Cloud Swift, Collard Swift, Giant White-collared Swift & Ringed Swift. Alternate name
Streptoprocne zonaris Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
 20 - 22 cm Length
Forest & grassland. Found in the Caribbean and West indies, Central America, South America & USA. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 white eggs, . Incubation from 16 to 28 days by both parents. Nest  of mud, moss, and insect exoskeletons Clutch
Flying arthropods, including bees & wasps. Food  
Gregareous at all times found in large flocks & colonies. Habits
1702 World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo October 14, 2006 by surfbird917 all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

White-collared Swift call
Streptoprocne zonaris (0:21)
Roger Ahlman XC13297
25-02-2003, Ecuador

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Video by Planet of Birds all rights reserved

Central America:- Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua & Panama.

South America:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, South Georgia Island, South Sandwich Isl, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela.

Caribbean and West indes:- Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada. Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Puerto Rico, St.Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

White-collared Swift

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