Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) - HBW 5, p. 443
French: Martinet ramoneur
Spanish: Vencejo de Chimenea
Taxonomy: Hirundo Pelagica Linnaeus, 1758, South Carolina.
Previously considered conspecific with C. vauxi and C. chapmani. Recent study suggests that this species may be related to C. andrei meridionalis. Monotypic.
Distribution: E North America, and occasionally California and Arizona. Winters in E Ecuador, W & E Peru, NW Brazil and N Chile, though precise range unclear.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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