Whiskered treeswift

The whiskered treeswift (Hemiprocne comata) is a species of bird in the family Hemiprocnidae. It is the smallest of 4 species in genus Hemiprocne[2] and is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.[3]

Whiskered treeswift
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Hemiprocnidae
Genus: Hemiprocne
H. comata
Binomial name
Hemiprocne comata
(Temminck, 1824)

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Hemiprocne comata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ National Geographic complete birds of the world. Harris, Tim (Ornithologist), National Geographic Society (U.S.). Washington, D.C.: National Geographic. 2009. ISBN 978-1-4262-0403-6. OCLC 244055602.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ "Hemiprocne comata (Temminck, 1824)". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 2020-05-02.