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Apodiformes

Swifts (Apodidae)

HBW 5, p. 388

  • Small to medium-sized aerial birds with long, narrow wings and short, thin legs, but strong toes with sharp claws; plumage generally rather drab.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Wide variety of habitats, usually not far from water.
  • 19 genera, 92 species, 276 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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19 genera, 92 species

625 files covering
18 genera (95%)
78 species (85%)

 

    187 videos covering
17 genera (89%)
53 species (58%)
    386 photographs covering
18 genera (95%)
77 species (84%)
    52 sound recordings covering
10 genera (53%)
29 species (32%)
92 78 85 53 58 77 84 29 32


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