Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Apodidae
Genus
Streptoprocne
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

Biscutate Swift Streptoprocne biscutata

Audrey Bowe
Version: 1.0 — Published September 19, 2014

Sounds and Vocal Behavior

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Vocalizations

Vocalizations of Biscutate Swift are described as chee chee chee chee chee ..., very similar to the calls of White-collared Swift (Streptoprocne zonaris) (Belton 1984).

For a representative audio recording with sonogram, see audio

Additional audio recordings of vocalizations of Biscutate Swift can be heard at Macaulay Library, at xeno-canto, and at Internet Bird Collection.

Nonvocal Sounds

None reported.

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