Madagascar Swift Apus balstoni
(aka Malagasy Black Swift)
Madagascar Swift, Tulear, Madagascar, November 2016 - click for larger image

Tulear, Madagascar
November 2016

The Madagascar Swift is endemic to Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.

It is a large, bulky swift with a short, well-forked tail.

Richard Balston was a wealthy English businessman who made his money from papermaking. He was a patron of natural sciences.

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