Wild Birds

Species of Swifts, Swiftlets and Treeswifts Found in Indonesia


Other Birds Found in Indonesia: Listing of Birds or Photos


Species of Swifts, Swiftlets, and Treeswifts native to, or found in, Indonesia

Bare-legged Swiftlet (Collocalia nuditarsus)

Black-nest Swiftlet (Collocalia maxima)

Cave Swiftlet (Collocalia linchi)

German’s Swiftlet (Collocalia germani or Aerodramus germani)

Glossy Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta)

Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis)

Little Swift or House Swift (Apus affinis)

Moluccan Swiftlet (Collocalia infuscata)

Moustached Treeswift (Hemiprocne mystacea)

Volcano Swiftlet (C. b. vulcanorum) – Breeds in Java, Indonesia on volcanic peaks. Has dark underparts and an indistinct pale grey rump

Whiskered Treeswift (Hemiprocne comata)

Purple Needletail – Swift – (Hirundapus celebensis)

Silver-backed Needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis)

Brown-backed Needletail (Hirundapus giganteus) or Brown Needletail


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