Malagasy Black Swift

Apus balstoni - Martinet malgache

Martinet malgache
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Apodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Apus

  • Species
    :

    balstoni

Descriptor

Bartlett, E, 1880

Biometrics
  • Size
    : cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Malagasy Black Swift (Apus balstoni) is a species of bird in the Apodidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Apus balstoni balstoni (Madagascar)
  • Apus balstoni mayottensis (Comoro Is.)

Foreign names

  • Martinet malgache,
  • Vencejo de Balston,
  • andorinhão-preto-malgaxe,
  • Madagaskarsegler,
  • Madagaskargierzwaluw,
  • Rondone del Madagascar,
  • madagaskarseglare,
  • Gasserseiler,
  • dážďovník madagaskarský,
  • Madagaskarsejler,
  • falciot de Madagascar,
  • jerzyk madagaskarski,
  • Мадагаскарский стриж,
  • マダガスカルアマツバメ,
  • 马岛黑雨燕,
  • 馬達加斯加雨燕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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