Mascarene swiftlet

Mascarene swiftlet

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Aerodramus francicus

The Mascarene swiftlet is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Mauritius and Réunion, and the populations on the two islands have recently been confirmed to differ subspecifically. The nominate race francicus is found on Mauritius and the recently described race saffordi occurs on Réunion. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, caves, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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References

1. Mascarene swiftlet Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mascarene_swiftlet
2. Mascarene swiftlet on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22686511/154346114
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/471886

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