Chimney Swift

Chaetura pelagica

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Swifts (Apodidae)

Code 4

CHSW

Code 6

CHAPEL

ITIS

HEAD

Chimney Swift Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Dark Gray
  • Forehead Color: Sooty-gray
  • Nape Color: Dark Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chimney Swift Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 14 cm (5.5 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Dark Gray
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Chimney Swift Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid batlike flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-32 cm (12-12.75 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Gray
  • Under Tail: Dark Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X