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- Apus salimalii
Found on the eastern Tibetan plateau and western Sichuan, China.
Winter range unknown.
This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly included in Fork-tailed Swift.
Highly gregarious, high flying and fast, this swift can be found flying over towns and sea coasts as well as forested mountains.
Feeds on various insects, taken in flight.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.10). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
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