chimney swift(redirected from Chaetura pelagica)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Chaetura pelagica: chimney swifts
A small, dark, swallowlike New World bird (Chaetura pelagica) that frequently nests in chimneys.
(Animals) a North American swift, Chaetura pelagica, that nests in chimneys and similar hollows