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Alternative names: Needle-tailed Swift or Spine-tailed Swift
19â€“20 cm (7Â½-7Â¾ in.
Two subspecies are recognized:
Wooded lowlands and hills with little vegetation. In the Himalayas they occur at around 1250â€“4000 m.
They build their platform stick nests in rock crevices in cliffs or hollow trees.
Their diet consists of insects which are caught in the air.
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