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Whiskered Tree-swift

Whiskered Tree-swift

Scientific name:
Hemiprocne comata
Habitat:
Forest edge, or in new clearings.
Birdwatch note:
Diagnostic white whiskers above and below eye extending past nape, and distinctive posture. From exposed perch, flies out to catch insects in air and returning to perch. Upon landing smartly folds wings.
Photo credit:
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone