Category: Apodidae

Notes on the Biology of Chapman’s SwiftChaetura chapmani (Aves, Apodidae)

Sicks Swift (Chaetura meridionalis) Science Article 2 abstract In the rolling terrain of the central hills of Trinidad, Frank M. Chapman collected a large series of swifts, among which were eight specimens representing a previously unknown species. These specimens, taken between March 15 and March 27, 1894, near the town of Caparo, Caroni County, were […]

Notes on the Biology of Chapmans SwiftChaetura chapmani (Aves, Apodidae)

Chapmans Swift (Chaetura chapmani) Science Article 1 abstract In the rolling terrain of the central hills of Trinidad, Frank M. Chapman collected a large series of swifts, among which were eight specimens representing a previously unknown species. These specimens, taken between March 15 and March 27, 1894, near the town of Caparo, Caroni County, were […]

Notes on the nesting of the Cayenne Swift in Surinam.-

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (Panyptila cayennensis) Science Article 2 abstract nest of the Cayenne Swift (Punyptila cayennensis) is one of the most remarkable structures built by any bird in tropical South America. Although the nest has been known for some time, I am not aware of the existence of satisfactory photographs showing a nest in situ. […]

Notes on the nesting of the Cayenne Swift in Surinam.-

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (Panyptila cayennensis) Science Article 2 abstract nest of the Cayenne Swift (Punyptila cayennensis) is one of the most remarkable structures built by any bird in tropical South America. Although the nest has been known for some time, I am not aware of the existence of satisfactory photographs showing a nest in situ. […]

Nesting of the Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift, Panyptila cayennensis, in Guatemala.

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (Panyptila cayennensis) Science Article 1 abstract Although the Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift has been taken in most of the Central American republics, the small population which has been reported in the lowlands of southeastern Mexico (southern Veracruz) was thought to be separated from the more southern populations by a great expanse of territory […]

Nesting of the Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift, Panyptila cayennensis, in Guatemala.

Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift (Panyptila cayennensis) Science Article 1 abstract Although the Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift has been taken in most of the Central American republics, the small population which has been reported in the lowlands of southeastern Mexico (southern Veracruz) was thought to be separated from the more southern populations by a great expanse of territory […]

Annahme von Nisthilfen durch den Mauersegler (Apus apus) in Berlin

Common Swift (Apus apus) Science Article 3 abstract We present results of the inspection of 1915 nest boxes for Common Swifts in Berlin in 2002. The aim of the studyis to determine factors influencing acceptance of artificial nest boxes. Two significant influences were thedistance of nest boxes from the original breeding grounds and the structure […]