Utah Bird Profile
 White-throated Swift - Aeronautes saxatalis

Name Roots: (Gr. aer, "air"; nautes, "a sailor" - L. saxatilis, "rock-dweller")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a cliff at a height of feet, in a crevice nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in cliff habitat.

by Bryant Olsen

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