White-rumped Spinetail
05 40 046 Zoonavena sylvatica
Common Name White-rumped Needletail
Range Western Ghats
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Zoonavena
Species Zoonavena sylvatica
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The White-rumped spinetail or white-rumped needletail (Zoonavena sylvatica), is a species of swift found in the forests of the Western Ghats. It is often seen over waterbodies in the middle of forest. It can resemble a house swift but has a white vent.

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