Common Swift

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Colouring Brown-black body, white chin
Voice Loud and screeching
Feeds on Flying insects
Flight Slow but direct with long glides
Nesting Eaves
Social Flocks
Common Swift
Common Swift
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Page Last Updated 4/26/2018 3:22:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Species Apus apus
Category Swifts
StdName Common Swift
Vital Statistics
Length 16 to 17 cms
Weight 36 to 50 gms
Wingspan 42 to 48 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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