Swift, Alpine


Name: Swift, Alpine

Scientific name: Tachymarptis melba

Type: Swift

Color: Grey,White

Habitat: Fields

Size: 16cm

Conservation status:

Rare Passage Migrant


Shape and behaviour much like Common and Pallid Swift, but much larger with remarkably slower and deeper wing-beats; brown upperparts and white underparts broken by brown breast band, vent and undertail-coverts.

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