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Mottled Swift
Ngala-strange-swift
Information
Range Eastern Africa and locally in Western Africa.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Tachymarptis
Species Tachymarptis aequatorialis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Mottled Swift (Tachymarptis aequatorialis), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is one of two species in the genus Tachymarptis together with the Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba). It occurs widely in Eastern Africa and locally in Western Africa. It is found in Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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