Schoutedenapus

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The scarce swift (Schoutedenapus myoptilus) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It has a disjunct range of presence throughout the Afromontane : Cameroon line, Albertine Rift montane forests, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique.

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. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Schoutedenapus myoptilus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 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 has a disjunct range of presence throughout the Afromontane : Cameroon line, Albertine Rift montane forests, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique.

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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