Fork-tailed Swift

Apus pacificus

Order

APODIFORMES

Family

Swifts (Apodidae)

Code 4

FTSW

Code 6

APUPAC

ITIS

HEAD

Fork-tailed Swift Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Brown-black
  • Forehead Color: Brown-black
  • Nape Color: Brown-black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Fork-tailed Swift Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 19-20 cm (7.5-8 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: Brown-black
  • Upperparts: Brown-black with white rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Fork-tailed Swift Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid dashing flight on stiff rapidly beating swept-back wings, alternating with gliding flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-53 cm (19-21 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown-black
  • Under Tail: Brown-black
  • Leg Color: Black
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