Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Swift, AlpineTachymarptis melba418Intra-African migrant21-22cm
Swift, Alpine

The largest African Swift. Flight very fast. White throat patch and belly and dark breast band on black swift with forked tail. May travel 600-1000 kms daily.
Food: Small grasshoppers, winged termites, bees, beetles