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The true swifts, a family of apodiform birds belonging to the suborder Apodi.
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Page, 1996, "Does Behavior Reflect Phylogeny in Swiftlets (Aves: Apodidae
Swifts and their relatives form a group called the Apodidae
, an ancient group that is thought to have separated from all other birds in the Tertiary (65 million years ago) or Cretaceous period (70 million years ago), about the time Tyrannosaurus died out.
rufescens (Peters, 1878) Rodentia Muridae Mastomys coucha (Smith, 1834) Rodentia Cricetidae Gerbilliscus (Taterona) robustus (Cretzschmar, 1830) Rodentia Bathyergidae Unknown Aves Apodiformes Apodidae
Apus affinis (J.E.