Silver-backed needletail

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Silver-backed needletail
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H. cochinchinensis
Binomial name
Hirundapus cochinchinensis
(Oustalet, 1878)

The silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Java and Taiwan. It is a vagrant to Christmas Island. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Hirundapus cochinchinensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.