Subfamily CHAETURINAE

This subfamily contains the Spiny-tailed Swifts, and the Swiftlets which make the edible nests.

Key to the Genera.

Shafts of rectrices very stiff, the ends projecting beyond the webs……………….CHAETURA, p. 172.
Shafts of rectrices pliable, no projecting points……………….COLLOCALIA, p. 175.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India including Ceylon and Burma
Reference: 
Blanford, William Thomas, ed. The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon and Burma. Vol.3 1895.
Title in Book: 
Subfamily CHAETURINAE
Book Author: 
William Thomas Blanford
Year: 
1895
Page No: 
172
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
1498

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