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Alternative name: Pygmy Palm Swift
10 cm. A tiny swift.
Formerly placed in the monospecific genus Micropanyptila or together with Fork-tailed Palm Swift in Reinarda.
There are 2 subspecies:
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.
Feeds on insects. Forages in small flocks in the air.
Nests recorded in July, February and January. The nest is shaped like a bag and made of feathers glued together with salivary cement. It's attached in a palm tree.
Probably a resident species.
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