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Forbes-Watson's Swift

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Alternate name
Apus berliozi Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
18cm Length
Breeds in caves, feeds over forest grassland, shrubland, savanna, coastal & urban areas, below 1,200 m. Found in Kenya, , Somalia, Tanzania and Yemen:- Socotra. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Aerial arthropods.    Food  
Gregarious.             Habits
1780 World Number
Least Concern Status

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