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 wpe2.jpg (7978 bytes)  Alternate name
Apus unicolor Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
14-15 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, grassland & savanna, up to 2,500 m. Breeds Islas Canarias & Madeira. Winters in Mauritania, Morocco. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs Clutch
Airborne arthropods Food  
Gregarious, some are migratory wintering in northwest Africa. Habits
1776  World Number
Least Concern Status

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