White-throated Swift

Aeronautes saxatalis

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Swifts (Apodidae)

Code 4

WTSW

Code 6

AERSAX

ITIS

HEAD

White-throated Swift Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

White-throated Swift Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Weight: 31 g (1.1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White and black.
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

White-throated Swift Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight alternating rapid shallow wing beats with long glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 33-36 cm (13-14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X