Swifts (Apodidae)

Palau Swiftlet (Aerodramus pelewensis) - HBW 5, p. 432

French: Salangane des Palau German: Palausalangane Spanish: Salangana de las Palau

Taxonomy: Collocalia pelewensis Mayr, 1935, Palau Islands.
Genus often merged into Collocalia. Forms superspecies with A. salangana, A. vanikorensis, A. bartschi and A. inquietus; all were formerly considered conspecific. Previously placed in A. bartschi, and sometimes also associated with A. fuciphagus germani and A. f. inexpectatus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Palau Is.

  • Least Concern
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