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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


Africa:- Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Cte dIvoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, So Tom e Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe

Asia:- Azerbaijan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Middle East:- Bahrain, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Authority Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

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



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