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Australian Swiftlet

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Alternate name
Collocalia terraereginae - Aerodramus terraereginae Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
11-12 cm Length
Forest edge & savanna. Endemic to Australia:- Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 egg Incubated by both parents for 26 - 27 days, fledging in 46 - 51 days. Usually 2 clutches per year. Clutch
Flying insects & drifting spiders Food  
Gregarious breeding in colonies and hunting in flocks. Habits
1716 World Number
Near threatened Status

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