Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Bradfield's swift (Apus bradfieldi) is named after RD Bradfield (1882-1949) a Namibian farmer who lived in 'Quickborn' farm in the Okahandja District. He collected mammal and bird specimens. Frequents rocky hills, gorges, cliffs, arid habitats including open savannah and deserts.
Diet: Eats aerial insects caught in flight such as honeybees.
Description: Pale brown upperparts, black bill and dark brown eyes, legs and feet black.
Breeding: Colonial nesters with up to 30 birds per nest, a thick half-cup built from local plant material including grass, leaves, straw and twigs and small feathers. Only 2 eggs are laid between August and May.
Size: 18cm. Weight: 42g.
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