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29â€“38 cm (11Â½-15 in); Long pointed wings
Sexes are similar
Resident in South America but Central American birds move south for the winter.
A variety of lowland forest types are used. They use more open areas on passage.
They build a stick nest in a tree. The clutch consists of 1-2 blue-white eggs. The chicks are fed by both adults.
Their main diet consists of flying insects. These are supplemented occasionally with other small vertebrates and snails.
Call: a whistled si-see-oo.
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