Black-capped Swallow Atticora pileata, formerly Notiochelidon pileata, is endemic to the highlands of southern Mexico and northern Central America. It is common in the Guatemalan highlands.
It ocurrs in the very humid Atlantic slope highlands with cloud forest as well as in the dryer interior and Pacific slope highlands with pine-oak and pine forests. Black-capped Swallows use holes in banks as nesting sites and also as nocturnal roosts.
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Photographs of Black-capped Swallows seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Video of Black-capped Swallows seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala
Preening Black-capped Swallows Atticora pileata on a wire, seen in the highlands of Guatemala.