Collocalia sawtelli

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and arable land.

The Collocalia sawtelli is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

rarotongensis, Collocalia sawtelli (Atiu Swiftlet), and Halcyon tuta (Chattering Kingfisher). The survival of these land birds depends upon protection of Atiu's forests. URI: ISSN: 00030-8870 Appears in Collections: Pacific Science Volume 45, Number 4, 1991 Files in This Item: File Description Size Format v45n4-325-347.pdf 12. More

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Range & population Collocalia sawtelli is restricted to Atiu, Cook Islands, although there is a possible early historic record from Mitiaro5 and an unconfirmed report of swiftlet bones found on Mangaia7. When it was collected in 1973 from the Anatakitaki Cave there were c.60 nests and the local inhabitants reported that there were a few smaller colonies elsewhere on the island1. In 1987-1988, a detailed survey recorded 190 active nests in two caves6. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Apodidae
Genus : Collocalia
Species : sawtelli
Authority : Holyoak, 1974