Mottled Swift

Tachymarptis aequatorialis - Martinet marbré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Apodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tachymarptis

  • Species
    :

    aequatorialis

Descriptor

von Müller, JW, 1851

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 83 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mottled Swift (Tachymarptis aequatorialis) is a species of bird in the Apodidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Tachymarptis aequatorialis lowei (Sierra Leone to Nigeria)
  • Tachymarptis aequatorialis bamendae (nw Cameroon)
  • Tachymarptis aequatorialis furensis (w Sudan)
  • Tachymarptis aequatorialis aequatorialis (Eritrea and Ethiopia through e Africa to s Mozambique and e Zimbabwe, wc Angola)
  • Tachymarptis aequatorialis gelidus (w Zimbabwe)

Foreign names

  • Martinet marbré,
  • Vencejo Ecuatorial,
  • Andorinhão-malhado,
  • Schuppensegler,
  • pikkelyes sarlósfecske,
  • Geschubde Berggierzwaluw,
  • Rondone maculato,
  • Vattrad seglare,
  • Granittseiler,
  • dážďovník šupinatý,
  • rorýs šupinkový,
  • Skællet Alpesejler,
  • juovakiitäjä,
  • Bontwindswael,
  • ballester marbrenc,
  • jerzyk łuskowany,
  • Чешуйчатый стриж,
  • マダラアマツバメ,
  • 杂斑雨燕,
  • 雜斑雨燕,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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