Taxon profile


Malagasy Black Swift
Apus balstoni (Bartlett, 1880)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Apodiformes »  family Apodidae - swifts »  genus Apus

Scientific synonyms

Apus barbatus balstoni (Bartlett, 1880)

Other names

= Madagascar Swift

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Apus balstoni balstoni (Bartlett, 1880)
subspecies Apus balstoni mayottensis (Nicoll, 1906)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22686839]

Bird Life [] [as Apus balstoni (Bartlett, 1880)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Apus balstoni (Bartlett, 1880)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Apus balstoni E. Bartlett, 1880]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Apus balstoni]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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