apodiform bird


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Noun1.apodiform bird - nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feetapodiform bird - nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Apodiformes, order Apodiformes - swifts; hummingbirds
swift - a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
crested swift, tree swift - birds of southeast Asia and East Indies differing from true swifts in having upright crests and nesting in trees
hummingbird - tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills; wings are specialized for vibrating flight
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We extend the host range of Collyriculm faba to include apodiform birds (Apus apus, Apus melba, and Apus pallidus) and the passerine Sitta europaea (Eurasian nuthatch).