Glossy Swiftlets at nests, Cebu, Philippines.

Glossy Swiftlets at nests, Cebu, Philippines.
Species: Glossy Swiftlet   Collocalia esculenta
Subspecies: marginata
Author: Mark Andrews
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Added to IBC: 17 Nov 2009 - 13:05
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Altitude (m): 
51 meters
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Mark Andrews, IBC949780. Accessible at

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Mark Andrews, IBC949780. Photo of Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta at Cebu, Philippines. Accessible at

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