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Swift, Plain
 
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Scientific Name:
Apus unicolor
Location(s):
Africa, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Europe, Global, Middle East, North Africa, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe and Scandinavia Read more
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IUCN
The breeding population, which is confined to Europe, is estimated to number 2,500-10,000 breeding pairs, equating to 5,000-20,000 mature individuals and 7,500-30,000 individuals in total (BirdLife International 2004). ...
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Wikipedia
Swifts have very short legs that they use only for clinging to vertical surfaces. They never settle voluntarily on the ground, and spend most of their lives in the air, feeding on insects that they catch in their beaks. They drink on the wing. ...
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