Mottled Spinetail

Telacanthura ussheri - Martinet d'Ussher

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Apodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Telacanthura

  • Species
    :

    ussheri

Descriptor

Sharpe, 1870

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 33 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mottled Spinetail (Telacanthura ussheri) is a species of bird in the Apodidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Telacanthura ussheri ussheri (Senegal and Gambia to Nigeria)
  • Telacanthura ussheri sharpei (Cameroon and Gabon through DRCongo to Uganda)
  • Telacanthura ussheri stictilaema (s Kenya, ne and c Tanzania)
  • Telacanthura ussheri benguellensis (w Angola to Mozambique)

Foreign names

  • Martinet d'Ussher,
  • Vencejo de Baobab,
  • Rabo-espinhoso-malhado,
  • Baobabsegler,
  • baobab sarlósfecske,
  • Boababgierzwaluw,
  • Rondone codaspinosa maculato,
  • Marmortaggstjärtseglare,
  • Baobabseiler,
  • srp škvrnitohrdlý,
  • rorýs proužkobradý,
  • Baobabtornhalesejler,
  • suomukiitäjä,
  • Gevlekte Stekelstert,
  • falciot cuaespinós dels baobabs,
  • kolcosternik łuskogardły,
  • Пятнистогорлый иглохвост,
  • ノドフハリオアマツバメ,
  • 斑喉针尾雨燕,
  • 斑喉刺尾雨燕,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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