Swifts (Apodidae)

Plain Swift (Apus unicolor) - HBW 5, p. 452

French: Martinet unicolore German: Einfarbsegler Spanish: Vencejo Unicolor

Taxonomy: Cypselus unicolor Jardine, 1830, Madeira.
Forms superspecies with A. apus and A. niansae; has been considered conspecific with both, and also with A. barbatus. In past, considered conspecific with A. alexandri. Schoutedenapus myoptilus poensis formerly treated as race of present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Canary Is and Madeira; possibly breeds in Morocco.

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