Three unusual bird nests from the Dominican Republic

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Eladio M. Fernández
Allan R. Keith

Abstract: We report unusual nests of Black Swift (Cypseloides niger), Palmchat (Dulus dominicus), and Golden Swallow (Tachycineta euchrysea), all in southwestern Dominican Republic.


Keywords: Black Swift, Cypseloides niger, Dominican Republic, Dulus domincus, Golden Swallow, nests, Palmchat, Tachycineta euchrysea


Resumen: Reportamos tres nidos inusuales de Vencejo Negro (Cypseloides niger), Cigua Palmera (Dulus dominicus) y Golondrina Verde (Tachycineta euchrysea), todos en la region suroeste de la República Dominicana.


Palabras clave: Cigua Palmera, Cypseloides niger, Dulus dominicus, Golondrina Verde, República Dominicana, Tachycineta euchrysea, Vencejo Negro

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References

KEITH, A. R., J. W. WILEY, S. C. LATTA, AND J. A. OTTENWALDER. In press. The birds of Hispaniola - Dominican Republic and Haiti. BOU Checklist No. 21. London: British Ornithologists' Union.