Mascarene swiftlet

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Mascarene swiftlet
Mascarene Swiftlet.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Aerodramus
Species: A. francicus
Binomial name
Aerodramus francicus
(Gmelin, 1789)
Synonyms

Collocalia francica

The Mascarene swiftlet (Aerodramus francicus) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Mauritius and Réunion. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, caves, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.