MOTTLED SWIFT

(Tachymarptis aequatorialis  or  Apus aequatorialis)

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Roberts VI / VII 419 / 146
Clements 2000 84.0820
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
79-78

 

 
A large swift (20 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara to Zimbabwe. It is a locally common resident in eastern Zimbabwe, inhabiting rocky overhangs. It is gregarious and feeds off aerial arthropods.

 

List of Stamps showing Mottled Swift

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Michel

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No stamps issued