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Bates's Swift
05 43 092 Apus batesi
Information
Range Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Republic of the Congo.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Apus
Species Apus batesi
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Bates's swift (Apus batesi), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Republic of the Congo.

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate George Latimer Bates (1863–1940), an American naturalist who traveled in West Africa.

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