Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Apodidae.

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Examples

  • Swallow, chimney, or chimney swift (_Chaetura pelagica_).

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  • If you answered yes to either of these questions, odds are you may have seen or heard a chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica).

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  • Some bird species restricted to this ecoregion or found in few other places in Amazonia include ashy-tailed swifts (an austral migrant, Chaetura andrei), blue-tufted starthroats (Heliomaster furcifer), pavonine quetzals (Pharomachrus pavoninus), white-eared jacamars (Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis), endemic ochre-striped antpittas (Grallaria dignissima), curassows (Mitu salvini), a terrestrial bird, and golden-winged tody-flycatchers (Todirostrum calopterum).

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