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African Palm-Swift

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  Alternate name
Cypsiurus parvus  Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
16cm Length
Dry forest, savanna, urban areas, gardens, up to 1,800 m. Found in:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'IvoireDemocratic Republic of Congo Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, EritreaEthiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gulf of Guinea:- Principe, Sao TomeKenya, Liberia, MadagascarMalawiMaliMauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, NamibiaNigerNigeriaRwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra LeoneSomalia, South Africa, SudanSwaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia & Zimbabwe.
 
Habitat-Altitude-Range
(2)3 White eggs, incubation by both parents, 18-22days, fledging in 28-33 days. Often nests on man made structures Clutch
Airborne arthropods Food  
Gregarious Habits
1770 World Number
Least concern Status

view photosPhoto April 22, 2007 by mattisj © all rights reserved        

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

African Palm Swift Calls of group near nest site Cypsiurus parvus myochrous (1:04)Bram Piot XC37703
09-09-2009, Malawi

view photosPhoto April 22, 2007 by mattisj © all rights reserved 

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