Rothschild's Swift (Cypseloides rothschildi) - HBW 5, p. 420
French: Martinet de Rothschild
Spanish: Vencejo Parduzco
Other common names: Giant/Great Swift
Taxonomy: Cypseloides rothschildi Zimmer, 1945, Tucumán, Argentina.
Forms superspecies with C. niger, C. lemosi and C. fumigatus. Sometimes considered conspecific with C. fumigatus, and possibly C. cryptus. Older name for species, “C. major”, is preoccupied by a synonym of C. senex. Monotypic.
Distribution: NW Argentina, in Salta, Tucumán and Santiago del Estero. Speculated to occur in Bolivia and Peru; single record from Cuzco, Peru.
- Near Threatened
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