Northern Rough-Winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)

It is a migratory bird native to North America that winters in Central America and the Caribbean. It is distributed from the United States of America to Central America and the Antilles, having a wide distribution a  in Mexico. Their nest consists of a well-built, shallow cup of grass, dry leaves, rootlets, etc., placed within a burrow in an exposed ravine.


Its habitat consists of forest, wetlands (rivers, streams, waterfalls, swamps, bogs), and rocky areas (cliffs, mountain peaks).


It feeds on various flying insects, such as flies, wasps, flying ants, bees, field bugs, and beetles. It also eats moths, caterpillars, mayflies, dragon dragonfly and spiders.

Resident migratory bird with year-round sighting.


Can be seen close to shore flying over lagoons and reservoirs.