WoRMS taxon details

Cypsiurus parvus (Lichtenstein, 1823)

212736  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212736)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Length: 14-17 cm. Plumage: uniform brownish-grey; tail long and deeply forked and pointed. Immature edges to feathers above...  
Description Length: 14-17 cm. Plumage: uniform brownish-grey; tail long and deeply forked and pointed. Immature edges to feathers above rufous buff giving a scaly appearance. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs brownish pink. Habitat: associated with palm trees. Breeding resident. <390><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Cypsiurus parvus (Lichtenstein, 1823). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212736 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
1998-08-25 13:14:19Z
created
Depew, Lorna
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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 14-17 cm. Plumage: uniform brownish-grey; tail long and deeply forked and pointed. Immature edges to feathers above rufous buff giving a scaly appearance. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs brownish pink. Habitat: associated with palm trees. Breeding resident. <390><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Afrikaanse palmgierzwaluw  [details]
English African palm swift  [details]
French martinet des palmes  [details]
German Palmensegler  [details]