LITTLE SWIFT

Also known as House Swift

(Apus affinis)

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Roberts VI / VII 417 / 151
Clements 2000 84.0940
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
79-90

 

 
A smallish bird (12 to 14 cm), found from Africa to China and Java. It is a very common partial resident, absent from the Karoo basin in southern Africa. It inhabits built up area and cliffs. It is highly gregarious and feeds off aerial arthropods

 

List of Stamps showing Little Swift

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No stamps issued