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Pallid Swift

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Alternate name
Apus pallidus Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
16-17 cm Length
Breeds Islas Canarias & Madeira & on Mediteranian cliffs, found in much of Africa, Asia, Europe & Middle East. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs, incubation by both parents. Clutch
Airborne arthropods Food  
Gregarious. Habits
1778 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Pallid Swift call
Apus pallidus (1:26)
Sander Bot XC30414
19-02-2009, Morocco

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