Category Archives: Apodiformes

Alpine Swift Nestling


Apodiformes

Place: Grotta di Nettuno, Sardinia
Dates: 19 June 2017.








[Tachymarptis melba, Family Apodidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Alpine swift]

The sound of the alpine swift (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Marco Dragonetti)

Distribution of the alpine swift across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Swallow-tailed Hummingbird


Apodiformes

Place: Abraão, Ihla Grande, Brazil
Dates: 29 April 2014.


Place: Paraty, Brazil
Dates: 27 April 2014.




[Eupetomena macroura, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Swallow-tailed hummingbird]

The sound of the swallow-tailed hummingbird (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Daniel Blamires)

Collared Inca


Apodiformes

Place: Guango hummingbird sanctuary, Ecuador
Date: 6 August 2010.



[Coeligena torquata, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Collared inca]

The sound of the collared inca (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mitch Lysinger)

Glittering-throated Emerald


Apodiformes

Place: Abraão, Ilha Grande, Brazil
Date: 29 April 2014.




[Amazilia fimbriata, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Glittering-throated emerald]

The sound of the glittering-throated emerald (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jerome Fischer)

Sword-billed Hummingbird


Apodiformes

Place: Guango hummingbird sanctuary, Ecuador
Date: 6 August 2010.


[Ensifera ensifera, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Sword-billed hummingbird]

The sound of the sword-billed hummingbird (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mitch Lysinger)

A Not So Swift


Apodiformes

Place: Almeria, Andalucia
Date: 7 June 2015.


[Apus apus, Family Apodidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Common swift]

The sound of the common swift (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist
Jordi Calvet)

Distribution of the common swift across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Violet-capped Woodnymph


Apodiformes

Place: Iguaçu Falls, Brazil
Date: 23 April 2014.







Place: Abraão, Ilha Grande, Brazil
Date: 29 April 2014.



[Thalurania glaucopis, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Violet-capped woodnymph]

The sound of the violet-capped woodnymph (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jerome Fischer)