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Little Swift

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Alternate name
Apus affinis  Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
15cm Length
Forest, mangrove, shrubland, savanna, grassland, up to 3,000 m. Found in:- Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe Australia. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1-3 White eggs, incubation by both parents 21-24 days, fledging 36-40 days. Clutch
Airborne arthropods Food  
Highly gregarious, feeding and nest in large groups.. Habits
1785  World Number
Least Concern Status

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Little Swift call
Apus affinis (0:44)
Marc de Bont XC33812
15-4-2007, Tanzania

   

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Europe:- Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

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