Glossy Swiftlet

Glossy Swiftlet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Glossy Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Australia, Brunei, Christmas Island, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, and Vanuatu.It is shiny black-blue above, including its rump; sometimes looks black and hooded. Chest black; belly to flanks white with fine black speckles at margins. Wing tips are rounded; underwing is black. Tail rounded with shallow notch and tiny white panels. It is similar to the White-rumped Swiftlet, that its upper- and underparts must be seen to identify it. It is 9-11.5 cm. Its voice is a soft twittering.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136538849
  • 9786136538846