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David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the swift.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs. David Attenborough presents the Swift. Swifts live in the sky, feeding, mating and sleeping on the wing. Their feet are so reduced they cannot stand particularly well on land, only the near vertical surfaces on which they build their nest.

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Sun 31 May 2020 08:58

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Swift (Apus apus)

Image courtesy of RSPB

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  • Wed 8 May 2013 05:58
  • Wed 14 May 2014 05:58
  • Sun 18 May 2014 08:58
  • Mon 2 May 2016 05:58
  • Sun 8 May 2016 08:58
  • Mon 1 May 2017 05:58
  • Mon 18 Jun 2018 05:58
  • Sun 31 May 2020 08:58

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