Species of Thailand
Aerodramus maximus, Allan Octavian Hume, 1878
(In Thai: นกแอ่นรังดำ)
The black-nest swiftlet (Aerodramus maximus) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae.
It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
It is one of the main sources of edible nests for bird's nest soup.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Aerodramus maximus
- Thai: นกแอ่นรังดำ
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Near Threatened (ONEP)
Near Threatened (BCST)