Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Pallid Swift

Pallid Swift Apus pallidus

Described by: Shelley (1870)
Alternate common name(s): Mouse-colored Swift, Mouse-coloured Swift, Pale Brown Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Marrakech, Morocco - Mar 23, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Portugal - Jul, 2003 © Harold Stiver  Wimpey Pits, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Jan 16, 2005 © Charlie Moores 
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S. Europe, n. Africa and Middle East;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Is. in the e. Atlantic Ocean including the Canary Is., sw. Europe (Mediterranean Basin), ne. Africa, and c. Sahara in Mauritania, Niger and Chad.
(2) Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.
(3) Egypt and Israel to Arabia, Iraq and s. Iran to Pakistan and ex. w. India(?).
Winters in sub-Saharan c. Africa.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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