Chimney Swift (sexes similar) - approx. 13 cm
Order: Apodiformes (Swifts & Hummingbirds)
Family: Apodidae (Swifts)
Genus: Chaetura
Species: Pelagica
Swifts
Page Last Updated: June 23 2015
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Chimney Swift (sexes similar) - approx. 13 cm - Canada Malting Silos - June 2015
Chimney Swift (sexes similar) - approx. 13 cm - Canada Malting Silos - June 2015
Nests in chimneys and chimney-like structures - frequently
remain airborne throughout the day - never perch but must
cling to vertical surface to rest
Chimney Swift (sexes similar) - approx. 13 cm - Canada Malting Silos - June 2015
Chimney Swifts (sexes similar) with Rock Pigeon - approx. 13 cm - Canada Malting Silos - June 2015