Horus Swift
Apus horus
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We have placed the horus and little swifts on this page for comparison of the body and tail shapes. The horus swift (left images) is 14 cm. and the little swift (right), 12 cm. Note the forked tail of the horus swift and the square tail of the little swift. The markings are otherwise similar with a white anterior neck and a white rump patch that curves onto the flank. Click Next Alphabetical to see a slideshow of little swifts.
 
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