French: Martinet à plastron blanc German: Brustflecksegler Spanish: Vencejo pechiblanco
Eisenmann and Lehmann
SW Colombia in upper Cauca Valley (departments of Valle del Cauca and Cauca) and NE Ecuador (in Napo Province). Recorded also in NC Colombia, and at several localities through Peru S to CW Bolivia#R#R.
14 cm; 29 g. A medium-sized swift with long, broad wings and a distinctly forked tail; blackish plumage, especially upperparts where forehead only slightly paler, with... read more
Calls include a short “chip” or brighter “pip”, often repeated and sometimes continuing in a fast... read more
All previous records, including tentative Ecuadorian sightings, were at 1050–1300 m, but... read more
Food and feeding
Observed in, and collected from, either monospecific flocks or flocks including C. cryptus, Streptoprocne rutila or S... read more
Recorded in range from Feb to May and Oct and suspected to be resident.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Colombian Inter-Andean Valleys EBA. Known from only a handful of specimens and field sightings. Located near Cerro Munchique... read more
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