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Apodidae- Swifts

Swifts spend most of their time in the air and cannot perch, because their feet are so tiny! They use their tail feathers to help them land and move around on land. Swifts have short bills and are usually dull in color.



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Aves
 Order: Apodiformes
 Family: Apodidae