House Swift (Apus affinis), also called Little Swift, is a very common breeding resident in Haryana and most of India. This bird is found in most habitats near human habitation. Frequents old forts, deserted houses and ruined buildi~gs. Identification: Sexes alike. Small, smoky-black bird with white throat. It has a white rump, short square tail and long narrow wings.
Order: APODIFORMES Family: Apodidae Size: 15cm Food: Flying insects, termites, ants Hindi name: Ababeel, Babeela