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June Species of the Month - Swift Apus apus - The Mouth - Bournemouth - Poole - Christchurch
Ecology and Conservation: Swifts are highly aerial birds, in fact the scientific name Apus apus means “without feet” as these birds live the majority of their lives on the wing and so have evolved to have small feet. Swifts are summer visitors to Britain where they will stay only for a few months whilst they …