Antillean Palm-Swift Tachornis phoenicobia

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Apodidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Omyia Damaj


Conservation Status

Antillean Palm-Swift has a large geographic range, and its population is believed to be stable; consequently its IUCN Red List conservation status is evaluated as of Least Concern (BirdLife International 2014).

Effects of human activity on populations

No human threats to Antillean Palm-Swift are known (BirdLife International 2014). This swift it is adaptable to living around human habitations, and the planting of decorative palms provides nest sites for these birds.

Recommended Citation

Damaj, O. (2014). Antillean Palm-Swift (Tachornis phoenicobia), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.