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Black-nest Swiftlet

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Black-nest Swiftlet Alternate name
Collocalia maxima Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
12cm Length
Feeds over tropical rainforest, roosts and breeds in caves. Found in:- [Borneo, Brunei, Kalimantan,] Bhutan, China, [Indonesia:- Bali, Greater Sundas, Java, Mentawai Archepelago, Nias, Malaysia, Sumartra,] Myanmar, [Philippines:- Palawan,] Singapore, Thailand, Tibet & Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 egg Clutch
Flying arthropods Food  
Gregarious Habits
1732 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Chien Lee Wild Borneo all rights reserved       

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Black-nest Swiftlet song
Collocalia maxima (0:32)
Arnold Meijer XC35626
?-08-2001, Malaysia

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