White-rumped Swift

Apus caffer

Summary 2

The White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer) is a small swift. Although this bird is superficially similar to a house martin, it is completely unrelated to that passerine species. The resemblances between the swallows and swifts are due to convergent evolution reflecting similar life styles.

Fuentes y Créditos

  1. (c) Joaquim Maceira Muchaxo, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/31318028@N00/3523259448
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apus_caffer

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