WoRMS taxon details

Apus apus (Linnaeus, 1758)

212734  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212734)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: uniform dark brown with whitish throat; forked tail. Immature below, white edges to feathers of...  
Description Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: uniform dark brown with whitish throat; forked tail. Immature below, white edges to feathers of give a scaly appearance. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink. Habitat: over coastal waters during migration. Palearctic migrant . <390><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Apus apus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212734 on 2018-05-21
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-25 13:14:19Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2008-08-25 09:45:24Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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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: 16-18 cm. Plumage: uniform dark brown with whitish throat; forked tail. Immature below, white edges to feathers of give a scaly appearance. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink. Habitat: over coastal waters during migration. Palearctic migrant . <390><391><393> [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with A. unicolor & A. niansae [details]
 

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Albanian dejka  [details]
Bulgarian Черен бързолет  [details]
Danish mursejler  [details]
Dutch gierzwaluw  [details]
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German Mauersegler  [details]
Hebrew סיס חומות  [details]
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Modern Greek (1453-) Κοινή Σταχτάρα  [details]
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Polish jerzyk  [details]
Romanian Drepneaua mică  [details]
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Spanish vencejo común  [details]
Swedish tornseglare  [details]
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