Mascarene Swiftlets

Mascarene Swiftlet (Collocalia francica)

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The Mascarene Swiftlet (Collocalia francica) is an endangered swift found in Mauritius and Réunion - islands off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean.

They typically occur in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, high-altitude shrubland and grassland, caves, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest.

The existence of this species is threatened by habitat loss.

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