Andean Swift

The Andean Swift is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The fastest bird in "Flight" is the Andean Swift,but the Peregrine has been to be known excel in speeds of over 180mls this in it's "Stoop" that is when it is diveing to catch it's prey. Source(s): Ornothologist. More

The Andean Swift (Aeronautes andecolus) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Aeronautes andecolus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Template:Deadlin Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

This is a picture of an Andean Swift taken in Pantanos de Villa in Lima - Peru last year. I can not find a picture of this bird on the Database so hope this picture helps. AlejandroAttached ThumbnailsClick image for larger version Name: Andean_Swift.jpg Views: 191 Size: 19. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Apodidae
Genus : Aeronautes
Species : andecolus
Authority : (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)