|Scientific Name:||Apus horus|
|Species Authority:||(Heuglin, 1869)|
Apus horus and A. toulsoni (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) have been lumped under A. horus following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993).
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend appears to be increasing, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Native:Angola (Angola); Botswana; Burundi; Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Ethiopia; Gabon; Kenya; Lesotho; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Rwanda; South Africa; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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|Population:||The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common in suitable habitat throughout most of its range (del Hoyo et al. 1999).|
|Citation:||BirdLife International 2013. Apus horus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 May 2015.|
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