White Throated Needletail

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White Throated Needletail

Fact Card

COMMON NAME: WHITE-THROATED NEEDLETAIL
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hirundapus caudacutus
TYPE: Vagrant
RECORDED SIGHTINGS: Viti Levu – Vanua Levu – Taveuni – Kadavu – Lomaiviti – Lau – Rotuma
GROUP NAME:  KINGDOMAnimalia / PHYLUMChordata / CLASSAves
ORDERCaprimulgiformes / FAMILYApodidae / GENUSHirundapus

Video: White Throated Needletail

Audio: White Throated Needletail

IUCN Red List Status

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Category Scale Least Concern

References

  • IUCN (2009, October 1). White-throated Needletail. IUCN. Retrieved September 19, 2023, from Link
  • [Tom Tarrant]. (2019, September 28). White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus [Audio]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • [Josep del Hoyo]. (2009, July 12). White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • White-throated needletail. (2023, April 3). In Wikipedia. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link