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Swifts break record by staying aloft for 10 months at a time [New Scientist]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

We long suspected that they sleep and mate on the wing. Now, for the first time, there’s evidence that common swifts probably have to do both, because they spend an astonishing 10 months per year without landing – a world record for sustained flight in nature.

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