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White-rumped Swiftlet
05 38 024 Aerodramus spodiopygius spodiopygius
Aerodramus spodiopygius spodiopygius
Information
Range American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Apodidae
Genus Aerodramus
Species Aerodramus spodiopygius
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The White-rumped swiftlet (Aerodramus spodiopygius), is a species of swift in the Apodidae family.

It is found in American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. Birds in Australia are now treated as a separate species, Australian swiftlet (Aerodramus terraereginae).

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rocky areas.

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