Swifts (Apodidae)

Sao Tome Spinetail (Zoonavena thomensis) - HBW 5, p. 437

French: Martinet de Sao Tomé German: Sao-Tomé-Segler Spanish: Vencejo de Santo Tomé
Other common names: Sao Tome Spine-tailed Swift

Taxonomy: Chætura thomensis Hartert, 1900, São Tomé.
Previously placed in Chaetura. In past, considered possibly conspecific with Rhaphidura sabini, but this view now unanimously rejected. Monotypic.

Distribution: São Tomé and Príncipe, in Gulf of Guinea.

  • Least Concern
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