Hemiprocne comata or known as Whiskered treeswift is species of bird in the Hemiprocnidae family. This bird has a small size body measuring about 15 cm in length and a glossy blue- black headwith chestnut ear coverts (Strange & Jeyarajasingam, 1993). The upperparts and underparts of the male are generally yellowish- brown. The female look similar with the male but lacks chestnut ear coverts. Whiskered treeswift can easily be distinguished by its small size and white facial stripes on its head. This swift is common in Peninsular Malaysia and throughout much of South- East Asia. It can be seen in lowland rainforest up montane forest up to 1, 100 m above sea level (Jeyarajasingam & Pearson, 2012). [Source: MyBIS].
Name: Whiskered treeswift (female)
Scientific: Hemiprocne comata
Malay: Layang-layang Jambul Kecil / Lelayang Pokok Kecil
IUCN Red List (v3.1, 2016): Least Concern
Location: Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
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