T h e B i r d s O f S o u t h G l o u c e s t e r s h i r e
ALPINE SWIFT - Apus melba
One, probably this
species, was reported over Mangotsfield heading south with a
group of Common Swift around 10:45 on August 1st.
was seen over Northwick Warth on June 5th.
was watched for just ten minutes over Aust Cliffs, Aust
on August 11th. This is the first documented reference to
this species in S. Gloucestershire.
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