chimney swift

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American swift that nests in e

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(4) Chaetura pelagica, "A cigar with wings." Roger Tory
the chimney SWIFT, Chaetura pelagica [no relation to the chimney sweep]
Forest land cover was found to be a strong correlate with NT species, although not all of the NT species analyzed were forest breeding birds [e.g., Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor), Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens), Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus), Common Yellowthroat (Geothypis trichas), and Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)].
vociferus Wilson, whip-poor- I C will Chordeiles minor (Forster), I O common nighthawk Order Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds) Family Apodidae (swifts) Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus), I A chimney swift Family Trochilidae (hummingbords) Archilochus colubris (Linnaeus), I C ruby-throated hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin), I R rufous hummingbird Order Coraciiformes (todies, motmots, and kingfishers) Family Alcedinidae (kingfishers) Ceryle alcyon (Linnaeus), belted I O kingfisher Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies) Family Picidae (woodpeckers) Colaptes auratus (Linnaeus), I C northern flicker Dryocopus pileatus (Linnaeus), I O pileated woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus), I C red-bellied woodspecker M.
We did not record birds detected outside the 25-m radius with the exception of species such as hawks (e.g., Circus cyaneus, Buteo spp.), belted kingfishers (Megaceryle alcyon), rough-winged and barn swallows (Stelgridopteryx ruficollis, Hirundo rustica) and chimney swifts (Chaetura pelagica), which were presumed to be using the pond as an aerial foraging site.