White-rumped Swift
Apus caffer
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The left white-rumped swift in flight was photographed in Katavi NP (1-11), courtesy of Silas Olofson; the right, Mara River (3-17), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The bird in hand was one of a pair looking for a place to nest on Chris Schmeling's veranda and both ended up in the house (Lake Eyasi, 12-11). Note the deeply forked tail, white throat patch and narrow white rump.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Silas Olofson, Chris Schmeling, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 4-20-17