Fast-moving swift capturing floating insects

Fast-moving swift capturing floating insects
Species: Pallid Swift   Apus pallidus
Subspecies: brehmorum
Author: Nikos Fokas
Friday, June 15, 2012
Added to IBC: 10 Jun 2014 - 16:55
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Altitude (m): 
49 meters


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Nikos Fokas, IBC1058912. Accessible at

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Nikos Fokas, IBC1058912. Photo of Pallid Swift Apus pallidus at Athens, Greece. Accessible at

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