Alpine Swift
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Characteristics
Colouring Dark brown, with white lower and throat
Voice Loud trills
Feeds on Strong and powerful
Flight Slow but direct with long glides
Nesting Eaves
Social Flocks
Alpine Swift
Alpine Swift
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Species Apus melba
Category Swifts
StdName Alpine Swift
Vital Statistics
Length 20 to 23 cms
Weight 75 to 100 gms
Wingspan 51 to 58 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
CAN
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Alpine Swift (Species=Apus melba / Standard Name=Alpine Swift)