Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda

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Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known swift qualifies as Vulnerable owing to its very small population. Discovery of new breeding colonies or identification of possible threats would necessitate a reassessment of its threat status.

Population size: 150-700 mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Apus acuticauda. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016.