Cypsellus apus

Cypsellus apus, Lin.

99. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. I, p. 177 ; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 105.

THE EUROPEAN SWIFT.

Length, 7; extent, 15.5; wing, 6.25 ; tail, 2.62.

The whole plumage, except the chin and throat, which are white, glossy brown-black; the tail is rather more forked than in the last; and the wings extend two inches beyond the tail. The European Swift only occurs as a cold weather visitantto some parts of Sind. It has not been recorded from any other portion of the district.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Cypsellus apus
Spp Author: 
Lin.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
85
Common name: 
European Swift
M_ID: 
7724
M_CN: 
Common Swift
M_SN: 
Apus apus
Term name: 
id: 
11297

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