A large, powerful swift, Dark, with white forehead, throat and under tail-coverts and short square tail; brown on mid-back fades almost to whitish.
Diurnal, Large widespread flocks often make their appearance during unsettled thundery weather. one of the world's fastest birds.
Woodland Forest Wetlands, Migrates from Asia. On wing during day.
2 to 3; dull white.
Kakadu National Park
|| White-throated Needletail, Spine-tailed Swift
|| Hirundapus caudacutus
|| Not Evaluated (in the NT)
|| 190 - 215 mm, span up to 500 mm.
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