Two observations of Alpine Swift (<em>Apus melba</em>) on Barbados

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Martin D. Frost
R. Wayne Burke

Abstract: An Alpine Swift (Apus melba) observed at St. Bernards Village from 21 June to 9 July 2003 and another at Newcastle on 31 July 2005 represent the second and third occurrences on Barbados. These are the sixth and seventh observations for the Western Hemisphere. 

Keywords: Alpine Swift, Apus melba, Barbados, observations

Resumen: Dos observaciones del Vencejo Común (Apus melba) en Barbados- Un Vencejo Común (Apus melba) fue observado en la villa de St. Bernards del 21 de junio al 9 de julio del 2003 y otro en Newcastle el 31 de julio del 2005. Estos constituyen el segundo y tercer reportes en Barbados y el sexto y séptimo del hemisferio occidental. 

Palabras claves: Apus melba, Barbados, observaciones, Vencejo Común

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