Halmahera swiftlet

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Halmahera swiftlet
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Genus: Aerodramus
A. infuscatus
Binomial name
Aerodramus infuscatus
(Salvadori, 1880)

The Halmahera swiftlet (Aerodramus infuscatus) is a subspecies of Moluccan swiftlet, in the family Apodidae. It is endemic to Halmahera.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The IUCN lumps the Halmahera swiftlet, the Sulawesi swiftlet, and the Seram swiftlet together, calling it the Moluccan swiftlet.


  1. ^ BirdLife International 2018. Aerodramus infuscatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22686522A130108054. https://doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22686522A130108054.en. Downloaded on 09 April 2019.
  • Rheindt, F.E., and R.O. Hutchinson. 2007. A photoshot odyssey through the confused avian taxonomy of Seram and Buru (southern Moluccas). BirdingASIA 7: 18-38.