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Swift, Little
 
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Scientific Name:
Apus affinis
Location(s):
Afghanistan, Africa, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Bangladesh, Botswana, British Isles, Burundi, Central Africa, Cyprus, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Europe, France, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Germany, Global, Greece, Horn of Africa, Ilkeliani, India, Indian Ocean Islands, Italy, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Lesotho, Limpopo Province Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified. In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 900-2,500 breeding pairs, equating to 2,700-7,500 individuals (BirdLife International 2004), but Europe forms <5% of the global range. ...
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Wikipedia
These birds have very short legs which they use only for clinging to vertical surfaces. The scientific name comes from the Greek απους, apous, meaning "without feet". They never settle voluntarily on the ground. ...
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