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Great Dusky Swift

Cypseloides senex

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Large swift with uniform cold brown plumage with a pale face. Similar to Sooty Swift, but is larger and paler. Most often seen close to waterfalls where they roost and nest, often gathering in huge groups. Forages widely over a variety of habitats.

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Neotropical Birds

Life histories of all species breeding in Mexico, Central America, and South America