Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Apodiformes Family: Apodidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba

Tachymarptis melba Biometrics

Wingspan: 54 - 60 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 20 - 22 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 75 - 100 g (Hume, 2002)

Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Occasional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Occasional
Madeira local status by Zino et al, 1995: Occasional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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