Sooty Swift Cypseloides fumigatus

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Apodidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Nathaniel Hernandez


Conservation Status

Due to its large distribution, stable population trend, and large estimated population size, the Sooty Swift is listed as Least Concern under the IUCN conservation listing (BirdLife International 2014).

Effects of human activity on populations

Populations are not known to be affected by humans.

Recommended Citation

Hernandez, N. (2014). Sooty Swift (Cypseloides fumigatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.