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Image details:  
Image Description: A swift in flight
Image notes: Breeding swifts may travel hundreds of kilometers to feed.
Species in Image: Common Swift
Date: 1968
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01758

General details:  
Common Name Common Swift
Latin Name Apus apus
Latin Group Name Apodiformes
Latin Family Name Apodidae
Common Family Name Swifts
Description Recorded annually in Shetland, usually about midsummer. Some years numbers arrive in spring and are thought to have been blown off course or displaced by fog.
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