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Swift (Apus apus) | by m. geven
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Swift (Apus apus)

Last week I was able to band three young Swifts in a nestbox. For me it was the fist time to handhold a nearly fledging Swift. Although it's fully grown it takes at least two weeks before they leave the nestbox for the first time as they first have to loose weight and built confidence to make the jump (of 6 meters...)

D200 Tamron 90mm macro, full frame

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Taken on July 12, 2008