Category Archives: Apodiformes

Alpine Swifts in a Crevice

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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Chestnut-breasted Coronet

Apodiformes

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



[Boissonneaua matthewsii, Family Trochilidae, Order Apodiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Chestnut-breasted coronet]

The sound of the chestnut-breasted coronet (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Mitch Lysinger)

Common Swift

Apodiformes

Place: Lerida, Catalunya, Spain
Dates: 25 June 2017.




















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

The sound of the swift (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

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

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).

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)

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)