Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Apodidae
Genus
Aeronautes
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Version 1.0

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SPECIES

White-tipped Swift Aeronautes montivagus

Rachel Wallace
Version: 1.0 — Published October 10, 2014

Conservation

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White-tipped Swift is considered a species of Least Concern, because it is widely distributed and locally abundant (BirdLife International 2014).  Although the population trend is believed to be decreasing slightly, it is not declining fast enough to be considered Vulnerable (BirdLife International 2014). The population is considered Stable, but has not been quantified. Parker et al. (1996) described White-tipped Swift as "fairly common but patchily distributed".

Effects of human activity on populations

Human activity is not known to have many effects on White-tipped Swift.

Recommended Citation

Wallace, R. (2014). White-tipped Swift (Aeronautes montivagus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.whtswi1.01