Take On Nature: Swift is the Greyhound of the sky

The common swift (Apus apus) is airborne for more than 99 per cent of the time during its 10-month non-breeding period
Stephen Colton
THE return of swifts to our insect-rich skies during May and June always brings to mind the words of former poet laureate and children’s writer Ted Hughes. Like other annual sights and sounds of[...]

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