• This article is about the bird. For the lizards sometimes known as Madagascar swifts, see Oplurus.
Malagasy Black Swift
028 091 05 43 083 Apus balstoni
Common Name Madagascar Swift
Range Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Apus
Species Apus balstoni
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Malagasy black swift or Madagascar swift (Apus balstoni), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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