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Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta cyanoptila   - Adult on nest
Glossy Swiftlet
Photographer : © Tou Jing Yi
Location :Abandoned shop lot, Bercham, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 27 December 2012
English synonyms:White-bellied Swiftlet (affinis), Beavan's Swiftlet, Grey-rumped Swiftlet (septentrionalis and marginata), Gray-rumped Swiftlet (septentrionalis and marginata), Philippine Swiftlet
Bird Family :Apodidae - Swifts, Swiftlets & Needletails
Bird Group :APODIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :In this photo some of the white on the belly can be seen, which gives the species its other name of White-bellied Swiftlet.
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