Biscutate Swift Streptoprocne biscutata
Version: 1.0 — Published September 19, 2014
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Biscutate swifts are aerial insectivores, but its diet has not been examined in detail; stomach contents in Brazil of the related, and often sympatric, White-collared Swift (Streptoprocne zonaris), included insects of the orders Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera (Schubart et al. 1965).