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 Translation for 'common swift' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a common swift | common swifts
orn.T
tårnseiler {m} [Apus apus]
common swift
Partial Matches
orn.T
seiler {m}
swift
orn.T
alpeseiler {m} [Tachymarptis melba, syn.: Apus melba]
alpine swift
orn.T
gråseiler {m} [Apus pallidus]
pallid swift
alminnelig {adj}common
3
allmenn {adj}common
felles {adj}common
vanlig {adj}common
3
zool.T
nordpadde {m/f} [Bufo bufo]
common toad
orn.T
musvåk {m} [Buteo buteo]
common buzzard
orn.T
svartand {m/f} [Melanitta nigra]
common scoter
orn.T
krikkand {m/f} [Anas crecca]
common teal
orn.T
trane {m/f} [Grus grus]
common crane
orn.T
bokfink {m} [Fringilla coelebs]
(common) chaffinch
orn.T
gransanger {m} [Phylloscopus collybita]
(common) chiffchaff
orn.T
tornsanger {m} [Curruca communis, syn.: Sylvia communis]
(common) whitethroat
orn.T
sørnattergal {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]
(common) nightingale
orn.T
lomvi {m} [Uria aalge]
common guillemot
orn.T
svartstrupe {m} [Saxicola rubicola]
(common) stonechat
orn.T
gråsisik {m} [Acanthis flammea, syn.: Carduelis flammea]
(common) redpoll
orn.T
tornirisk {m} [Linaria cannabina, syn.: Carduelis cannabina]
(common) linnet
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Usage Examples English
  • This species is very similar to the common swift but can be distinguished under optimum viewing conditions by the contrast between its black back and paler secondary wing feathers.
  • The Common Swift rarely lands outside breeding season, and sleeps while airborne.
  • The common swift ("Apus apus") was the best candidate for research aimed at determining whether or not birds exhibiting USWS can sleep in flight.
  • It consists of two widespread species, the familiar common swift ("K. ...
  • The common swift ("Apus apus") is a medium-sized bird, superficially similar to the barn swallow or house martin but somewhat larger, though not stemming from those passerine species, being in the order Apodiformes.

  • Salim Ali's swifts are similar in size to common swift, and they are black except for a white rump.
  • The platform has the shape of a common swift, a common sight at the southern faces of the gorge, and consists of one single pylon, anchored by wire rope.
  • Other bird species capable of torpor include the common swift ("Apus apus"), the common poor-will ("Phalaenoptilus nuttallii"), the lesser nighthawk ("Chordeiles acutipennis"), and various species of hummingbirds.
  • These flies are commonly encountered in the nests of the common swift ("Apus apus") in Europe and Asia.
  • A close relative of the common swift, the white-throated needletail ("Hirundapus caudacutus"), is commonly reported as the fastest bird in level flight with a reported top speed of [...].

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