African Black Swift
Apus barbatus
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The African black swift is dark brown/black with a pale white throat and a lighter patch on the inner upper wing that contrasts with the darker body and distal wing. The top left photo was taken at Tarangire 8-11), courtesy of Silas Olofson; the top right, at Ngorongoro Crater (7-14). The other birds were photographed in Tarangire NP (6-12).
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copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Silas Olofson

Last Update this page: 7-23-15