Definition of Tree swift

1. Noun. Birds of southeast Asia and East Indies differing from true swifts in having upright crests and nesting in trees.

Exact synonyms: Crested Swift
Generic synonyms: Apodiform Bird
Group relationships: Family Hemiprocnidae, Hemiprocnidae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Swift

tree poppy
tree rat
tree rats
tree ring
tree sap
tree shrew
tree sloth
tree sparrow
tree squirrel
tree stand
tree stands
tree stump
tree surgeon
tree surgery
tree swallow
tree swift (current term)
tree toad
tree tobacco
tree tomato
tree traversal
tree traversals
tree trunk
tree trunks
tree wallaby

Literary usage of Tree swift

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"... plants in clefts of trees, forming a shallow mould, the sides and bottom of which are also plastered in a similar manner. The tree swift (Dendro- ..."

2. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"The Indian Crested or tree swift is not uncommon at Ratnagiri, and occurs rarely all along the \Vestern ghats. It has been recorded from Mhow and from the ..."

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