White-naped Swift (Streptoprocne semicollaris) - HBW 5, p. 422
French: Martinet à nuque blanche
Spanish: Vencejo Nuquiblanco Mexicano
Taxonomy: Acanthylis semicollaris DeSaussure, 1859, San Joaquín, near Mexico City.
Previously placed in monospecific genus Semicollum, largely on the basis of nesting behaviour, but recent research has invalidated this opinion. Alternatively, has at times been linked with Cypseloides senex in genus Aerornis. Monotypic.
Distribution: W Mexico, in highlands of Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Hidalgo, Morelos and México.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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A bird that was in a large, wheeling flock of conspecifics.
Locality Temascaltepec, Mexico State, Mexico (Northern) (Monotypic species)
monicayhector 1 January 2009 3 years ago 2
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