Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus
|Common Name||Polynesian Swiftlet|
|Range||Society Islands in French Polynesia, where it occurs on Tahiti and Moorea.|
The Tahiti swiftlet or Polynesian swiftlet (Aerodramus leucophaeus), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is endemic to the Society Islands in French Polynesia, where it occurs on Tahiti and Moorea. It prefers wet, rocky and forested valleys at high elevations, and nests either in shallow depressions with overhanging rocks, coastal cliffs or caves.