White-throated Swift

Aeronautes
saxatalis

White-throated Swift
Description:
Black above, black-and-white below, with long, forked tail. 6-7″
Voice:
A shrill, excited jejejejejeje in descending scale.

Food:
Flying insects.
Nest:
A saliva-glued bracket in crevice in cliff. 3-6 white eggs.
Habitat:
Open sky; cruising widely. Breeds mainly in dry mountains and canyons.
Range:</dt>

Interior valleys from British Columbia through the Rocky Mountins and the southwest including California.
Migration:
Moves south in winter.
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