Tag Archive: Sicks Swift

Dec 31 2011

The nesting of Chaetura andrei meridionalis

Sicks Swift (Chaetura andrei) Science Article 1 abstract On the middle Rio das Mortes (15 o S., 52 o 15′ W. Greenwich), Mato Grosso, Brazil, I frequently observed a swift that inhabited principally the extensive groves of ‘buritf’ palms. On October 15, 1946, I located two nests of the species. One was torn from its …

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Dec 31 2011

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 …

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Dec 27 2011

THE NESTING OF CHaeTURA ANDREI MERIDIONALIS

Sicks Swift (Chaetura meridionalis) Science Article 1 abstract On the middle Rio das Mortes (15 o S., 52 o 15′ W. Greenwich), Mato Grosso, Brazil, I frequently observed a swift that inhabited principally the extensive groves of ‘buritf’ palms. On October 15, 1946, I located two nests of the species. One was torn from its …

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May 08 2011

Sicks Swift (Chaetura meridionalis)

[order] APODIFORMES | [family] Apodidae | [latin] Chaetura meridionalis | [UK] Sicks Swift | [FR] Martinet de Sick | [DE] Sicks-Segler | [ES] Vencejo de tormenta | [NL] Sicks Gierzwaluw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Upperparts dark smoky brown. Rump and upper tail-coverts smoky tail. Tail ashy grey with dark shafts and protruding spines, Throat …

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