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Böhm's Spinetail
05 40 052 Neafrapus boehmi
Information
Common Name Bat-like Spinetail
Range Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Neafrapus
Species Neafrapus boehmi
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Böhm's spinetail (Neafrapus boehmi), also known as the bat-like spinetail, is a species of swift in the Apodidae family.

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It occurs in the vicinity of Baobab trees and nests in cavities in the trees.

The name of this bird commemorates the German zoologist Richard Böhm.

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