Alpine Swift
  • Persian name Parastooy Shekam Seyah
  • English name Alpine Swift
  • Scientific name Apus melba
  • Family Apodidae
  • Morphology Body length:21cm. It is brown above and white under. It is largely dark brown in color with a dark neck band that separates the white throat from the white belly. The tail is brown.
  • Ethology It is similar to pallid swift but it is a lot larger and its wingbeats are slower and deeper.