Notes on the sixth specimen record of the Three-toed Swiftlet Aerodramus papuensis in Papua New Guinea
||Steven Hamilton, John Erico and Michael Tarburton
The Three-toed Swiftlet Aerodramus papuensis
Rand is a poorly known and enigmatic member of the Family Apodidae
. There are four uniformly dark swiftlets in New Guinea and they are impossible to separate in the field. In the hand however, the Three-roed Swiftlet can be readily separated by the number of toes and the absence of a hallux. This paper describes the sixth specimen record of the Three-toed Swiftlet; the collection of four specimens from Losapi Cave (6038'S 1450 09'E), in Papua New Guinea.
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