White-rumped Swiftlet

White-rumped Swiftlet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Aerodramus
Species: A. spodiopygius
Binomial name
Aerodramus spodiopygius
(Peale, 1848)
Synonyms

Collocalia spodiopygia (Peale, 1848)
Collocalia spodiopygius (Peale, 1848) [orthographic error]

The White-rumped Swiftlet (Aerodramus spodiopygius) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family.

It is found in American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. Birds in Australia are now often treated as a separate species, Australian Swiftlet (Aerodramus terraereginae).

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rocky areas.

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