Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Horus Swift

Horus Swift Apus horus

Described by: Heuglin (1869)
Alternate common name(s): Loanda Swift, Toulson's Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Se. Africa and locally thoughout remainder of sub-Saharan Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution thoughtout most of its range;
(1) Nigeria, n. Cameroon, s. Chad, Zaire, e. Sudan and Ethiopia s. locally to Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe and e. South Africa.
(2) Sw. Angola.
(3) Sw. Congo and nw. Angola.


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


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