Palau Swiftlet

Aerodramus pelewensis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Swifts (Apodidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

AERPEL

ITIS

HEAD

Palau Swiftlet Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Masked
  • Crown Color: Very dark brown.
  • Forehead Color: Very dark brown.
  • Nape Color: Very dark brown.
  • Throat Color: Brown-gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Palau Swiftlet Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10 cm (4 in)
  • Weight: 11-17 g (0.4-0.6 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black
  • Underparts: Very dark brown.
  • Upperparts: Very dark brown with pale rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Palau Swiftlet Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast, direct flight with rapid wingbeats and short glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 30 cm (12 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Very dark brown.
  • Under Tail: Brown-gray
  • Leg Color: Red
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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