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White-rumped Swiftlet

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Grey-rumped Swiftlet Alternate name
Collocalia spodiopygius Scientific name
Apodiformes Order
Apodidae Family
11-12 cm Length
Feeds over tropical rainforest, roosts and breeds in large caves, Altitude up to 1,890 m. Found in American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 White egg. Clutch
Flying arthropods Food  
Gregarious Habits
1715 World Number
Least Concern Status

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