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Silver-rumped needletail

In Thai: นกแอ่นเล็กหางหนามตะโพกขาว, nok aen lek hang naam taphok khaw

Binomial name: Rhaphidura leucopygialis, Edward Blyth, 1849

The silver-rumped spinetail (Rhaphidura leucopygialis) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Apodiformes
Family
Apodidae
Genus
Rhaphidura
Species
Rhaphidura leucopygialis

Common names

  • Thai: นกแอ่นเล็กหางหนามตะโพกขาว, nok aen lek hang naam taphok khaw

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Silver-rumped needletail, Rhaphidura leucopygialis in Thailand
Range map of Rhaphidura leucopygialis in Thailand