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Moderate
Concern

Brown-backed Needletail

Hirundapus giganteus
Long-term Trend:
Moderate Decline
Current Trend:
Moderate Decline
Distribution Range Size:
Moderate
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Conservation
Categories

Global Red List:

Least Concern

Wildlife Protection Act:

Schedule-IV
Brown-backed Needletail
Brown-backed Needletail

Additional Information

Long-term Trend (%)
-64.71
Long-term Trend CI (%)
26.55
Current Annual Change (%)
-10.7
Current Annual Change CI (%)
8.76

Distribution Range Size (sq.km)

140272

Distribution Range Size CI (sq.km)

517
Migratory Status
Resident
Habitat Specialization
Woodland, Tropical Forest
Endemicity
Non-Endemic

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To cite this page: SoIB 2020. State of India’s Birds factsheet:
Brown-backed Needletail
Hirundapus giganteus
. Accessed on 2020-07-06.

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