The African black swift or African swift is a small bird in the swift family. It breeds in Africa discontinuously from Liberia, Cameroon, Zaire, Uganda and Kenya south to South Africa, and on Madagascar. The breeding habitat is damp mountains, typically between 1,600 and 2,400 m, but less often at lower altitudes. This species feeds readily over lowland, and can form very large flocks, often with other gregarious swifts.
The nominate South African subspecies is migratory, wintering further.. more
Similar species: Swifts And Hummingbirds
Uploaded Nov 25, 2018. Captured Nov 4, 2018 15:42 in Moramanga, Madagascar.