Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica

Family: Apodidae (Swifts)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acd+3cd+4acd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable as survey data has demonstrated a rapid population decline due to loss of nesting habitat.

Population size: 7700000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,580,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Chaetura pelagica. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.