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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Apodidae.


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  • Of these, nine bird species are found nowhere else on Earth and four are threatened, including the endangered Javan hawk-eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) and the vulnerable volcano swiftlet (Collocalia [Aerodramus] vulcanorum), Javan cochoa (Cochoa azurea), and Javan scops-owl (Otus angelinae).

    Western Java montane rain forests

  • A number of extant bird species are considered endangered including the green-backed heron (Butorides striatus patruelis), Society Islands pigeon (Ducula aurorae), Tahiti reed warbler (Acrocephalus caffer), Tahiti swiftlet (Aerodramus leucophaeus), and the Tahiti monarch (Pomarea nigra).

    Society Islands tropical moist forests


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