In Thai: นกแอ่นใหญ่หัวตาดำ, nok aen yai hua taa dam
Binomial name: Hirundapus cochinchinensis, Emile Oustalet, 1878
The silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae.
It is found in Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Java and Taiwan. It is a vagrant to Christmas Island.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Apodiformes Family Apodidae Genus Hirundapus Species Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Thai: นกแอ่นใหญ่หัวตาดำ, nok aen yai hua taa dam
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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Range map of Hirundapus cochinchinensis in Thailand
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