Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Apodidae (Swifts)  
Genus: Tachornis (2 species, 3 worldwide)

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Pygmy Palm Swift (Tachornis furcata)

Neotropical Palm Swift
Neotropical Palm Swift (Tachornis squamata squamata)
Photograph by Feroze Omardeen     Copyright and usage info

A small widespread swift that nests in palms. Note thin forked tail, although fork may be difficult to see from distance.

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