Vaux's Swift

Chaetura vauxi

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Swifts (Apodidae)

Code 4

VASW

Code 6

CHAVAU

ITIS

HEAD

Vaux's Swift Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Pale Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Vaux's Swift Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-11 cm (4-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 17 g (0.6 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Pale Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Vaux's Swift Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast low flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 29 cm (11.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: Gray-brown
  • Leg Color: Gray-black
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