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"Vaux's Swift"
Vaux's Swift:    Vaux's Swifts are named for William S. Vaux (1811-1882), a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a friend of John K. Townsend, who first described the species. William Vaux himself was a minerologist. The name is pronounced "vawks," not "voh."

 
Chapman School, Portland, Oregon ...

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Vaux's Swifts, Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009.
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Vaux's Swifts, Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009.


Vaux's Swifts ...

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Vaux's Swifts, Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.


... chasing Cooper's Hawk ...

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Chasing Cooper's Hawk, Vaux's Swifts, Chapman Elementary School, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.


... into the chimney ...

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Vaux's Swifts, Chapman Elementary School chimney, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 26, 2009. Canon Rebel XSi, 200mm.


Vancouver, Washington ...

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Vaux's Swifts, Vancouver, Washington. Image taken May 10, 2011. Canon Rebel XSi, 300z.


Mount Tabor, Oregon ...

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Vaux's Swift, Mount Tabor, Portland, Oregon. Nice sunny spring day. Image taken May 12, 2011. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

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Vaux's Swift. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken September 5, 2010.

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