Waterfall Swift

Hydrochous gigas

ML52512811



eBird Checklist S21693106
Taman Eden 100/Mt Pangulubao
Sumatera Utara, Sumatera, Indonesia
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Latitude and Longitude 2.5715, 99.071 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Observation details

Formerly known as Giant Swift. An estimated count, perhaps 20 birds. Justification for species: in flight over Broadleaf/Pine/ Forest Edge at 1300 meters at 5:00pm with dark cloudy conditions. Seen with (A) Glossy swiftlets (larger than this species), (B) Ashy Woodswallow (approximately same size), (C) smaller undetermined edible-swiftlet species (Waterfall much larger than this species), and (D) Asian Palm Swift (overall body structure different ). No white on rump/ chin separates this species from Little/House Swift. Very large size, dark overall.

Technical Information

Model
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
171.6 mm
Shutter speed
1/500 sec
ISO
80
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,472KB
Dimensions
4000 x 3000

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