Malagasy black swift

The Malagasy black swift (Apus balstoni) or Madagascar swift, is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is endemic to Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.

Malagasy black swift
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Apus
Species:
A. balstoni
Binomial name
Apus balstoni
(Bartlett, E, 1880)
Apus balstoni verspreiding in rooi.png
Range[2]
  Apus balstoni

HabitatEdit

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

SubspeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Apus balstoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Chantler, Phil; Driessens, Gerald (2000). A Guide to the Swifts and Tree Swifts of the World. Pica Press. ISBN 1-873403-83-6.