Apus pallidus (Shelley, 1870)
Family: Apodiformes > Apodidae
Difficult to distinguish from Common Swift, this is a rare visitor to Britain perhaps because it is a short-distance migrant breeding from the Mediterranean to Persian Gulf and wintering in the Sahel (and possibly Pakistan in the case of eastern populations).
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This species is a rare vagrant and was recorded during Bird Atlas 2007–11 as shown on the map.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Pallid Swift, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|2-letter: II | 5-letter code: PALSW | Euring: 7960
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