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Paraná, Brazil
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Caprimulgiformes > Apodidae

Biscutate Swift

Streptoprocne biscutata

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Large swift with a dark body, long scythe-shaped wings and a square-tipped tail. Resembles White-collared Swift, but has an incomplete and misaligned white collar like a white bib and may have a paler face. Roost and nest in caves and waterfalls where it returns at dusk after foraging over the surrounding landscape.

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