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Whiskered treeswift

Thai: นกแอ่นฟ้าเคราขาว, nok aen faa khrao khaw

Binomial name: Hemiprocne comata, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1824

The whiskered treeswift (Hemiprocne comata) is a species of bird in the Hemiprocnidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Apodiformes
Family
Hemiprocnidae
Genus
Hemiprocne
Species
Hemiprocne comata

Common names

  • Thai: นกแอ่นฟ้าเคราขาว, nok aen faa khrao khaw

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Whiskered treeswift

Whiskered treeswift

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Distribution map of Whiskered treeswift, Hemiprocne comata in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Budo - Su-ngai Padi National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Chong
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Mu Ko Lanta National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga
  • Phato District, Chumphon
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Yan Ta Khao District, Trang

Range map of Hemiprocne comata in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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