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Hirundapus
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White-throated Needletail (Hirundapus caudacutus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Hirundapus

Hirundapus is a genus of swifts in the Apodidae family. The name Hirundapus is constructed from the names of the swallow genus Hirundo and the swift genus Apus.

Species

It contains the following species:

White-throated Needletail (Latham, 1801) (Hirundapus caudacutus)
Purple Needletail (Sclater, 1865) (Hirundapus celebensis)
Silver-backed Needletail (Oustalet, 1878) (Hirundapus cochinchinensis)
Brown-backed Needletail (Temminck, 1825) (Hirundapus giganteus)
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