Genus Panyptila


Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift - This small swift is found in range of habitats including forest clearings, more open woodland, and cultivation. The nest is tubular, wider at the top, and with the entrance at its base. It is made of plant material and attached to a branch or a vertical surface. In the latter case, the entire length is fixed to the wall or trunk. Two or three white eggs are laid on a shelf in the upper part of the nest, and incubated by both parents.


Great Swallow-tailed Swift - The Great Swallow-tailed Swift is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Apodidae
Genus : Panyptila