Chimney Swift

Chaetura pelagica - Martinet ramoneur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Apodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chaetura

  • Species
    :

    pelagica

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 21 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) is a species of bird in the Apodidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Martinet ramoneur,
  • Vencejo de Chimenea,
  • Andorinhão-migrante,
  • Schornsteinsegler,
  • kéménysarlósfecske,
  • Schoorsteengierzwaluw,
  • Rondone dei camini,
  • Skorstensseglare,
  • Skorsteinsseiler,
  • srp torpédovitý,
  • rorýs ostnitý,
  • Skorstenssejler,
  • piippukiitäjä,
  • falciot cuaespinós de xemeneia,
  • Háfsvölungur,
  • kominiarczyk amerykański,
  • skursteņu svīre,
  • temni dimnik,
  • Дымчатый иглохвост,
  • エントツハリオアマツバメ,
  • 烟囱雨燕,
  • 煙囟刺尾雨燕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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