Little swift

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The Little swift – Apus affinis is a small species of the Type – aerial bird family Apodidae. It is present across Africa, The Middle East and the Indian sub-continent. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in the Maghreb states, The Levant, SE Turkey, N Syria, NW to SE Iran, NE Iran and N UAE and N Oman. Its resident and presumably its wintering range also is sub-Saharan Africa from The Sahel southwards and includes the SW Corner of Arabia.

Type - aerial - nests in holes in buildings, cliffs, 
Habitat - rocky cliffs, urban buildings, 

Order:  Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus:  Apus

Species...Apus affinis
Little swift - Species - ebird.org
Little swift - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Little swift - Database - avibase
Little swift - Birds - oiseaux.net
Little swift - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Little swift - Images - google.com
Little swift - Video - youtube.com
Little swift - Datazone - birdlife.org
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