Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Apodidae (Swifts)  
Genus: Cypseloides (3 species, 8 worldwide)

Spot-fronted Swift
Spot-fronted Swift (Cypseloides cherriei)
Photograph by Andres Cuervo     Copyright and usage info

Small (22 cm.) dark swift with square tail. Not well known, but found in mountainous areas between 1000m and 2000m (HBW).

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White-chinned Swift (Cypseloides cryptus)

Medium-sized swift with impossible to see light-colored chin. Unforked tail.

White-chested Swift
White-chested Swift (Cypseloides lemosi)
Bellandia Lodge, Pastaza, Ecuador
  Medium size. Note forked tail.
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

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