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Black Swift Cypseloides niger



References

Beason, J. P.; Gunn, C.; Potter, K. M.; Sparks, R. A.; Fox, J. W. 2012. The Northern Black Swift: migration path and wintering area revealed. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 124(1): 1-8.

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Chantler, P.; de Juana, E.; Boesman, P. 2018. Black Swift (Cypseloides niger). Barcelona Available at: https://www.hbw.com/node/55252. (Accessed: 20/07/2018).

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Levad, R. 2010. The coolest bird. A natural history of the Black Swift and those who have pursued it. American Birding Association.

Lowther, P.E.; Collins, C.T. 2002. Black Swift (Cypseloides niger), version 2.0. Ithaca, NY Available at: https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.676. (Accessed: 20/07/2018).

Partners in Flight. 2019. Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2019. Available at: http://pif.birdconservancy.org/ACAD.

Rosenberg, K.V.; Kennedy, J.A.; Dettmers, R.; Ford, R.P.; Reynolds, D.; Alexander, J.D.; Beardmore, C.J.; Blancher, P.J.; Bogart, R.E.; Butcher, G.S.; Camfield, A.F.; Couturier, A.; Demarest, D.W.; Easton, W.E.; Giocomo, J.J.; Keller, R.H.; Mini, A.E.; Panjabi, A.O.; Pashley, D.N.; Rich, T.D.; Ruth, J.M.; Stabins, H.; Stanton, J.; Will, T. 2016. Partners in Flight Landbird Conservation Plan: 2016 Revision for Canada and Continental United States. Partners in Flight Science Committee.

Sauer, J.R.; Niven, D.K.; Hines, J.E.; Ziolkowski Jr, D.J.; Pardieck, K.L.; Fallon, J.E.; Link, W.A. 2017. The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966 - 2015. Version 12.23.2015. Laurel, MD

Further resources

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Cypseloides niger. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022.