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White-throated Swift

Aeronautes saxatalis ORDER: CAPRIMULGIFORMES FAMILY: APODIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

  • Calls
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Call a long descending series of scraping notes.

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