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Silver-backed Needletail
05 40 054 Hirundapus cochinchinensis cochinchinensis
Information
Range Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. It is a vagrant to Christmas Island.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Hirundapus
Species Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. It is a vagrant to Christmas Island. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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