Swifts (Apodidae)

Pale-rumped Swift (Chaetura egregia) - HBW 5, p. 443

French: Martinet de Bolivie German: Blaßbürzelsegler Spanish: Vencejo Egregio

Taxonomy: Chætura egregia Todd, 1916, Río Surutú, Bolivia.
Sometimes considered conspecific with C. cinereiventris, and these two form superspecies with C. martinica; these three previously placed in genus Acanthylis along with C. spinicauda, and present species alternatively reported to be closely related to C. spinicauda. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Ecuador S through E Peru, W Brazil and NW Bolivia.

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