Alpine Swift

Scientific Name: Tachymarptis melba
Common Name: Alpine Swift
Other Names: Badi ababeel

 Identifying Features: Brown body, short legs, short beak, long wings

 Fun Facts:

  •  They are long distance migratory bird.
  •   They spend most of their life flying. They can remain on their wings for 6 months.


This image was clicked by Lefteris Stavrakas – via Flickr.

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