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Philippine Needletail Mearnsia picina   - In flight from below
Philippine Needletail
Photographer : © Stijn De Win/Birding2asia
Location :foothills of Mount Talinis at 200m, near Valencia, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Date : 31 May 2014
English synonyms:Philippine Spinetail, Philippine Spine-tailed Swift, Philippine Spinetailed Swift
Bird Family :Apodidae - Swifts, Swiftlets & Needletails
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
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Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines.
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