White-fronted Swift Cypseloides storeri

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Appearance

Distinguishing Characteristics

14 cm. 39.5 g. Medium size, blackish plumage. Tail squared and short. Whitish feathers of forehead and behind eye. Males and females are similar.

Similar Species

The short, squared tail, very dark plumage, whitish forehead and its size, are characteristics that distinguish it clearly from other species of swifts that share their distributional range.

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Recommended Citation

White-fronted Swift (Cypseloides storeri), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/whfswi1