Family Swifts (Apodidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Spot-fronted Swift Cypseloides cherriei 2 1
DD
White-chinned Swift Cypseloides cryptus 5 1
LC
White-fronted Swift Cypseloides storeri
DD
Black Swift Cypseloides niger 1 3
LC
White-chested Swift Cypseloides lemosi 1
LC
Rothschild's Swift Cypseloides rothschildi 2
NT
Sooty Swift Cypseloides fumigatus 1 3
LC
Great Dusky Swift Cypseloides senex 6 9
LC
Chestnut-collared Swift Streptoprocne rutila 3 8 1
LC
Tepui Swift Streptoprocne phelpsi 1 1
LC
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris 15 13 4
LC
Biscutate Swift Streptoprocne biscutata 3 2 1
LC
White-naped Swift Streptoprocne semicollaris 1
LC
Philippine Spinetail Mearnsia picina 1 4
NT
Papuan Spinetail Mearnsia novaeguineae 1 4
LC
Madagascar Spinetail Zoonavena grandidieri 4
LC
Sao Tome Spinetail Zoonavena thomensis
LC
White-rumped Spinetail Zoonavena sylvatica 1 3
LC
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri 1 3
LC
Black Spinetail Telacanthura melanopygia 2
LC
Silver-rumped Spinetail Rhaphidura leucopygialis 1 3 3
LC
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini 7
LC
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini 6
LC
Böhm's Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi 5
LC
Costa Rican Swift Chaetura fumosa 1
LC
Band-rumped Swift Chaetura spinicaudus 2 2 3
LC
Lesser Antillean Swift Chaetura martinica 2
LC
Grey-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris 1 3 2
LC
Pale-rumped Swift Chaetura egregia 2
LC
Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi 3 8 5
LC
Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica 3 5
NT
Chapman's Swift Chaetura chapmani 2 1
LC
Southern Swift Chaetura meridionalis 3 1
LC
Short-tailed Swift Chaetura brachyura 8 5 1
LC
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus 2 12
LC
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis 1
LC
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus 3 10
LC
Purple Needletail Hirundapus celebensis 1 1
LC
Pygmy Swiftlet Collocalia troglodytes 1 3 1
LC
Cave Swiftlet Collocalia linchi 2 5
LC
Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta 16 14 2
LC
Waterfall Swift Hydrochous gigas 1 1
NT
Papuan Swiftlet Aerodramus papuensis
DD
Whitehead's Swiftlet Aerodramus whiteheadi
DD
Bare-legged Swiftlet Aerodramus nuditarsus
LC
Mayr's Swiftlet Aerodramus orientalis
DD
Moluccan Swiftlet Aerodramus infuscatus 4 2
LC
Mountain Swiftlet Aerodramus hirundinaceus 2 1
LC
Australian Swiftlet Aerodramus terraereginae 1 1
LC
Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris 4 1
LC
Volcano Swiftlet Aerodramus vulcanorum
NT
Black-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus maximus 4 3
LC
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis 7 9
LC
Atiu Swiftlet Aerodramus sawtelli
VU
Polynesian Swiftlet Aerodramus leucophaeus 5 3 1
LC
Caroline Swiftlet Aerodramus inquietus 1
LC
Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis
LC
Mariana Swiftlet Aerodramus bartschi 4
EN
Philippine Swiftlet Aerodramus mearnsi 3 2 1
LC
White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius 8 5 2
LC
Indian Swiftlet Aerodramus unicolor 6 2 1
LC
Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus 2 4
NT
Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus 1
VU
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus 12 18 2
LC
Mossy-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus salangana 3 3
LC
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus
LC
Schouteden's Swift Schoutedenapus schoutedeni
VU
White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis 2 4 1
LC
White-tipped Swift Aeronautes montivagus 2 2
LC
Andean Swift Aeronautes andecolus 5 7 1
LC
Antillean Palm-swift Tachornis phoenicobia 3 3
LC
Pygmy Swift Tachornis furcata
LC
Fork-tailed Palm-swift Tachornis squamata 5 6 1
LC
Great Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila sanctihieronymi
LC
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift Panyptila cayennensis 2 3
LC
African Palm-swift Cypsiurus parvus 2 11
LC
Asian Palm-swift Cypsiurus balasiensis 3 8 1
LC
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba 7 42 2
LC
Mottled Swift Tachymarptis aequatorialis 3
LC
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda 2
VU
Pacific Swift Apus pacificus 5 14
LC
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer 1 6
LC
Bates's Swift Apus batesi 3
LC
Horus Swift Apus horus 1 2
LC
House Swift Apus nipalensis 3 8 1
LC
Little Swift Apus affinis 7 17 3
LC
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae 1
LC
Bradfield's Swift Apus bradfieldi 1 2
LC
African Swift Apus barbatus 1 3
LC
Fernando Po Swift Apus sladeniae
DD
Madagascar Swift Apus balstoni 1
LC
Forbes-Watson's Swift Apus berliozi
LC
Plain Swift Apus unicolor 8
LC
Alexander's Swift Apus alexandri 2 2
LC
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 4 24 2
LC
Common Swift Apus apus 16 72 6
LC

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