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Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba   - In flight from below
Alpine Swift
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Banni, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 13 January 2011
English synonyms:Ceylon White-bellied Swift
Bird Family :Apodidae - Swifts, Swiftlets & Needletails
Bird Group :APODIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :40 Alpine Swifts were seen hawking insects flying low over Cressa cretica vegetation. - JT