WoRMS taxon details

Apus berliozi Ripley, 1965

212733  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212733)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Description Length: 16-17 cm. Plumage: sooty-brown with large white throat patch; sometimes with forehead whitish; some with distinct...  
Description Length: 16-17 cm. Plumage: sooty-brown with large white throat patch; sometimes with forehead whitish; some with distinct scaly appearance to back; tail well forked. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink or brownish-maroon. Habitat: coastal. Resident, intra-African migrant, breeds Somalia. <390><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Apus berliozi Ripley, 1965. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212733 on 2018-04-27
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-25 13:14:19Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 16-17 cm. Plumage: sooty-brown with large white throat patch; sometimes with forehead whitish; some with distinct scaly appearance to back; tail well forked. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink or brownish-maroon. Habitat: coastal. Resident, intra-African migrant, breeds Somalia. <390><391><393> [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with A. pallidus, A. barabtus & A. bradfieldi [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Socotra-gierzwaluw  [details]
English Forbes-Watson's swift  [details]
French Martinet de Berlioz  [details]
German Sokotrasegler  [details]