Biodiversity - White collared Swift

  • Name: White collared Swift

  • Scientific name: Streptoprocne zonaris

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: APODIDAE

Status:  Very Common.

Size:  22 cm.

Weight:  98 grams.

Elevation:  found in all of Costa Rica at every altitude.

 

This is a nomadic species that forages in great areas.

When foraging, it flies in circles, diving and swooping.  In flight you can not clearly see the wings.

They roost in groups of up to 50 indviduals in cracks or caves near waterfalls.

They are great fliers and very fast.





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