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Cuvier's Madagascar Swift

Oplurus cuvieri


Similar to Merrem's swift but with a much broader collar black collar, and has small scales between the large spines on its tail (pic 3)


Arboretum d'Antsokay is in the middle of an area of natural spiny forest, a desert habitat unique to Madagascar.

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Toliara Province, Madagascar

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Jan 12, 2021

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