Apus Apus (Common Swift) under a roof feeding a young bird

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Apus Apus, Gierzwaluw, Common Swift
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I'm always happy if they are back, these elegant birds are very useful, they eat a lot of insects, also the mosquitos (:, and i'm sad if they leave but that's just the way it is! C'est la vie!

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_Brabo..._ on May 15, 2012

Sorry Kuki, i used the wrong Latin name, it is Apus apus bird, in english known as swallow, bird family Apodiformes

You can find Apus apus in wikipedia

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_Brabo..._ on May 15, 2012

Wikipedia Srpski for Kuki

Marjan Kustera on May 15, 2012

You are the Great friend.This bird is very rare and PROTECTED in Serbia.Thanks very much Ad.Favorite-very IMPORTANT PHOTO for Me.

_Brabo..._ on May 15, 2012

Every year in april or may we have young birds under our roof, and they leave in late august or early september! The young birds fly 3 years in a row before they start there own family

_Brabo..._ on May 15, 2012

I'm always happy if they are back, these elegant birds are very useful, they eat a lot of insects, also the mosquitos (:, and i'm sad if they leave but that's just the way it is!

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  • Uploaded on May 12, 2012
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    by _Brabo..._
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D3100
    • Taken on 2012/05/12 20:48:49
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO2200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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