Alpine Swift
Tachymarptis (Apus) melba
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The alpine swift is large (22cm), brown above, white below with a brown breast band. Usually found at higher elevation, it can be seen at lower altitude during cooler weather as in all of these photos which were taken in Tarangire NP.

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Last Update this page: 2-28-18