Schouteden's swift

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Schouteden's swift
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Schoutedenapus
Species: S. schoutedeni
Binomial name
Schoutedenapus schoutedeni
(Prigogine, 1960)

The Schouteden's swift (Schoutedenapus schoutedeni) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is endemic to Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the Belgian zoologist Henri Eugene Schouteden.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Schoutedenapus schoutedeni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 303. 

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