English version

swift in Birds topic

swiftswift2 noun [countable]  HBBa small brown bird that has pointed wings, flies very fast, and is similar to a swallow
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swiftThese animals are unrivalled for their grace and swiftness.The church tower was altered in the 1950s and swifts can no longer get in.One other small bird which might be considered is the black swift.Each year it is the same and it starts when the black swifts begin to flock and sweep over the Zoo.A raven flaps aimlessly across the scene, and white-throated swifts swoop past in violent arcs.Above me were swifts scything their blue and white fields.