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Definition of the noun Alpine Swift

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Alpine Swift is the vernacular name of the Tachymarptis melba, a species of Tachymarptis.

  • geographic area: Africa, North America, Europe and Asia

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Sweetfish - tree snake (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

alpine swift has brown plumage and a white throat; its underparts are separated by a brown band. It breeds in southern Europe, North Africa, southern Asia, and southern and eastern Africa including Madagascar. Another Old World swift is ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

World palm swift Mottled swift Alpine swift/ White-bellied swift Dark-rumped swift/ Dark-backed (Khasi Hills) swift Little swift/ Small swift/ Little African swift Alexander's swift / Cape Verde swift Common swift / Eurasian swift African swift/ African ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

This name was not located by the author in Albertus Magnus, although there may be a tenuous connection between the Alpine Swift (long thought to be a kind of swallow Hirundo) and a gull (related to the terns or sea swallows Sterna).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Geography (1834)

Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political ... by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, Sir William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson

Alpine Swift. Ciconia alba. White Stork. #: albicollis. White- collared Flycatcher. niger. Black Stork ius meridionalis. Southern Shrike. Ardea purpurea.

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