Species: Apus pacificus
English Name: Fork-tailed Swift
Chinese Name: 白腰雨燕
The Fork-tailed Swift has 17-18 cm in length and a deeply forked tail. Bill, legs and feet are black. Plumage is mainly black with a white rump band and heavily marked underparts. This is a strong migratory swift who spends most of their live in open-air space. It occur in Macao a a passage migrant.
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– Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.