Volcano Swiftlet
028 051 05 38 026 Aerodramus vulcanorum vulcanorum
Range western Java in Indonesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Aerodramus
Species Aerodramus vulcanorum
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

The Volcano swiftlet (Aerodramus vulcanorum), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is formerly considered conspecific with the Himalayan swiftlet (Aerodramus brevirostris). It is endemic to several sites in western Java in Indonesia.


Aerodramus vulcanorum nests in rock crevices at 1000 to 3,000m above sea level. It forages around peaks and ridges of volcanoes and over hilly primary forest. All known breeding sites are on active volcanoes. the active elevation range of this species plays a major role in where it lives.

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