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Schoutedenapus

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The scarce swift (Schoutedenapus myoptilus) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.[1]

It is the only species in the genus Schoutedenapus. Schouteden's swift (Schoutedenapus schoutedeni) was previously considered a distinct species, but was found to be a darker juvenile or sub-adult scarce swift subspecies chapini.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Schoutedenapus myoptilus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.old-form url
  2. ^ Fishpool, L.D.C. (2019). "A reappraisal of Schouteden's Swift". Bulletin of the African Bird Club. 26 (1): 38–57.
  3. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2019). "Owlet-nightjars, treeswifts, swifts". World Bird List Version 9.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 25 June 2019.

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Schoutedenapus: Brief Summary

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The scarce swift (Schoutedenapus myoptilus) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

It is the only species in the genus Schoutedenapus. Schouteden's swift (Schoutedenapus schoutedeni) was previously considered a distinct species, but was found to be a darker juvenile or sub-adult scarce swift subspecies chapini.

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