Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Bates' Swift

Bates' Swift Apus batesi

Described by: Sharpe (1904)
Alternate common name(s): Bates's Swift, African Black Swift, Black Swift, Bates's Black Swift, Bates' Black Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. and c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, n. Gabon and Central African Republic to ne. Zaire.


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


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