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Himalayan Swiftlet

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Himalayan Swiftlet

Alternate name
Collocalia brevirostris  Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
14cm               Length
Caves, mountains, forrested valleys, between 1,500 - 4,575 m. Found in:-  Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal & Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs layed in a moss and saliva nest.  Clutch
Insects caught in flight.  Food  
Gregarious at all times. Habits
1717  World Number
Least Concern Status

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