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Aeronautes saxatalis
Photo by Fulmar.
Photo taken: Palos Verdes Peninsula, near Los Angeles, California, USA.
Photo by Greg Lavaty
Big Bend National Park, Texas, January 2006


16.5cm. White throat patch, which extends down to the belly, black upperparts, belly, and sides of the breast, grey underwings.


North America, south to western Honduras.



Canyons, foothills, and mountains.


They sleep in roosts of hundreds of birds, typically in larger cavities in cliffs and large rocks.

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