Several birds flying on heavily cloudy weather.

Several birds flying on heavily cloudy weather.
Species: Pallid Swift   Apus pallidus
Subspecies: brehmorum
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Friday, May 5, 2017
Added to IBC: 22 May 2017 - 18:18
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Altitude (m): 
847 meters


In this village, above 830 m altitude, the Pallid Swift is the only swift that breeds; in the area, the Common Swift (Apus apus) tends to breed at lower elevations.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1377397. Video of Pallid Swift Apus pallidus at Cabezabellosa, Spain. Accessible at

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