|Band-rumped Swift Chaetura spinicaudus
Brazilian name: Andorinhão de sobre branco
|Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil
The Band-rumped Swift is distributed in several disjunct areas from Panama to Colombia and Ecuador, from eastern Venezuela to northern Brazil and in central Brazil. It is normally seen flying over lowland forest.
|It is a smallish swift with a short, square tail with a white rump band. The sub-species shown here, C. s. aethalea, has a more noticeable throat patch than the other sub-species.|