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___________________________________________________ Birds 122 – Alpine Swifts

 

 

 

 

                                                                                ALPINE SWIFT Apus melba

 

·         The Alpine Swift Apus melba is larger and slower than the Common Swift Apus apus and readily distinguished from the latter by its striking white underparts and throat. This one was photographed flying over the Ardèche in Southern France.

 

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