White-throated Swift

ID Info
  • White-throated Swift
  • White-throated Swift
  • White-throated Swift
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White-throated Swift

Aeronautes saxatalis
  • ORDER: Caprimulgiformes
  • FAMILY: Apodidae
Basic Description

One of the fastest flying birds in North America, the White-throated Swift is a common sight in the canyons, foothills, and mountains of the American West.

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Other Names
  • Vencejo Gorjiblanco (Spanish)
  • Martinet à gorge blanche (French)
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