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Other - smaller than magpieApus pacificus  

Fork-tailed Swift at Wairo Beach and Dolphin Point

Apus pacificus at Wairo Beach and Dolphin Point - 4 Feb 2019

Identification history

Other - smaller than magpie Apus pacificus 5 Feb 2019 Charles Dove

Significant sighting

  5 Feb 2019

Unusual Sighting of at least 60 + Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swift and is the 1st time we have sighted them in this area over the last 7yrs

Author's notes

Unusual Sighting of at least 60 + Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swift, 1st time I have seen them in this area and I have only seen them once before at Shellharbour 10yrs ago and no were near as many. Chris Brandis phoned me as I was observing them in the Sky at Dolphin Point south of Ulladulla after he had just seen a lot moving north at Racecourse Beach Ulladulla 4klms away, so we the numbers could have larger.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 60 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • Charles Dove Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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