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With 14cm a medium sized Swift, first described only in 1962.
Found in South America. Restricted range species: SW Colombia (upper Cauca Valley, Cauca and Valle departments), also recorded in NC Colombia, NE Ecuador and NW Peru
Presumably secondary forest and scrub in the Central Andean foothills. Recorded mostly between 1000 and 1300m.
Feeds on insects, taken in flight. Usually seen in small flocks, together with other Swifts.
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