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Johan van Rensburg
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Swift, Little

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:05 pm

The Little Swift, Apus affinis, is a wide-spread, common resident, but some migrate a little north to get away from our serious highveld winter cold.

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The short square-ended stub of a tail and white rump is diagnostic.
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