Apus apus


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Noun1.Apus apus - common European bird with a shrieking call that nests chiefly about eaves of buildings or on cliffsApus apus - common European bird with a shrieking call that nests chiefly about eaves of buildings or on cliffs
swift - a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
genus Apus, Apus - type genus
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It is the second most prevalent swift species in Europe, Italy, and the Piedmont, after the common swift (Apus apus) and is widely distributed in Asia and in North Africa.
The common swift or Apus apus can stay in the air for up to 10 months without stopping.
This week the capital of culture will see a permanent exhibition open at the Paphos Archaeological Park tomorrow and a group exhibition, Apus Apus, at Ibrahim's Khan as of Thursday.
When you scratch the surface, the Apus apus (the Latin name for swift) has qualities humans can only envy, to wit: After leaving the nest where they hatched, swifts fly non-stop for three years..