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Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis formosanus   - In flight from below
Silver-backed Needletail
Photographer : © Fran Trabalon
Location :Dasyueshan National Forest Recreation Area, Taiwan
Date : 16 October 2013
English synonyms:Silver-backed Needletail-Swift, White-vented Needletail, Rupchand's Needletail, Grey-throated Needletail, Gray-throated Needletail, Grey-throated Spine-tailed Swift, Cochinchina Spine-tailed Swift, Cochinchina Spinetail Swift, White-vented Spine-tailed Swift, Asiatic Spine-tailed Swift, Ernst's Needletail
Bird Family :Apodidae - Swifts, swiftlets and needletails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Seen in hills area on the main road which climbs to the NP. - FT
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