List of swift species

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This is a list of swifts by tribe and genus as published by the International Ornithological Committee (IOC).[1][2]

Tribe Cypseloidini

Tribe Collocaliini - swiftlets

  • Genus Hydrochous
  • Genus Schoutedenapus

Tribe Chaeturini - needletails

Tribe Apodini - typical swifts


  1. ^ "Swifts, hummingbirds & allies". World bird list version 3.3. International Ornithologists' Union. Archived from the original on 28 January 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  2. ^ Chantler, Phillip; Driessens, Gerard (2000). Swifts: A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World. London: Pica Press. pp. 19–20. ISBN 1-873403-83-6.