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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Swift

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Swift

(Common Swift)

Apus apus

Gaelic: Gobhlan Dubh

 

  • Swift
  • Apus apus
  • Gaelic: Gobhlan Dubh
  • WI: Scarce (sometimes uncommon) passage visitor (very small numbers each year)

 

Swift records in the Western Isles

Scarce (sometimes uncommon) passage visitor (very small numbers each year)
(Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report)

 


On the chart below the darker the shade of Swift the more abundant the bird is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

 

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