Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chimney Swift

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Apodiformes

Family: Apodidae

Genus: Chaetura

Species: Chaetura pelagica

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native (Breeding)

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
ME - State Special Concern
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Very Important)
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 2 - High Priority)
NH WAP (2015) - SGCN
RI WAP (2015) - SGCN
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (High Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Chaetura pelagica

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