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Biscutate Swift Streptoprocne biscutata

Audrey Bowe
Version: 1.0 — Published September 19, 2014


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Recommended Citation

Bowe, A. (2014). Biscutate Swift (Streptoprocne biscutata), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bisswi1.01