|Common Name: Lesser swallow-tailed swift, Vencejo-tijereta menor|
|This species prefers humid lowlands habitats. |
|This species has been reported from Southern Mexico to Amazonian and coastal Brazil.|
|Natural History Notes|
|Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC)|
|This species has a total length of 12.70 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). Its coloration is mostly black but it has a white collar around the hindneck, which connects with a white throat and chest. It has a very long fork-shaped tail. |
An interesting characteristic is that the nest of Panyptila cayennensis is used for both reproduction and roosting. You may find them flying at high altitudes, alone or in pairs.
|In Bocas Del Toro|
|Locality||Canal-Changuinola: Entrada Canal & Boca Río Changuinola|
|IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org.|
Ridgely, Robert. S. and John. A. Gwynne. Jr. 1989. A Guide to the Birds of Panama. Second Edition. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 534 p.
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