Alpine Swift

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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
Page Last Updated 12/9/2019 9:27:29 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Species Apus melba
Category Swifts
StdName Alpine Swift
Vital Statistics
Length 7.9 to 9.1 ins
Weight 2.7 to 3.5 ozs
Wingspan 20.1 to 22.8 ins
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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Alpine Swift (Species=Apus melba / Standard Name=Alpine Swift)