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Philippine Spine-tailed Swift
05 40 042 Mearnsia picina
Information
Common Name Philippine Needletail
Range Philippines
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Mearnsia
Species Mearnsia picina
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Philippine spine-tailed swift (Mearnsia picina), also known as the Philippine needletail, is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.

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