Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Scarce Swift

Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus

Described by: Salvadori (1888)
Alternate common name(s): Chapin's Swift
Old scientific name(s): Schoutedenapus myioptilus, Apus myoptilus


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C. Africa;
Widely separated and fragmented distribution;
(1) Fernando Po Is.
(2) E. Zaire.
(3) Ex. s. Sudan, s. Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya, ne. Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, e. Zimbabwe, Angola and w. Mozambique.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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