- 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.