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 left 2nd row photo was taken at Lukuba (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The bottom birds were photographed in Tarangire NP (6-12); all of the other photos were taken at Ngorongoro Crater (7-14).
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert

Last Update this page: 8-19-19