Great Dusky Swift Cypseloides senex

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Apodidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Connor Rosenblatt


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Recommended Citation

Rosenblatt, C. (2014). Great Dusky Swift (Cypseloides senex), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.