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Grey-rumped Treeswift

LW Teo
on 4th April 2023

Grey-rumped Treeswift family at open car park next to Queenstown Primary  School at 7.30am. Singapore.   The Grey-rumped Tree Swift (Hemiprocne longipennis) chick sat comfortably in its bowl nest, strained […]

LW Teo
on 6th July 2022

Shahrul Kamal learnt from other photographers that a pair of Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis, Family: Hemiprocnidae) was incubating an egg in a tiny nest.  He spent 2 hours at the […]

YC Wee
on 26th August 2016

When the chick of the Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) is in its nest alone, the camouflage is perfect. The chick and the nest appear like a blob of grey sitting […]

YC Wee
on 8th October 2015

Ling Kwee Chang’s video clip of a Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) chick testing its wings in the nest prior to fledging was documented at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park in early […]

YC Wee
on 1st October 2015

Johnny Wee’s earlier account showed in vivid details an adult female Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) feeding a large chick as they both perched side by side on a branch LINK. […]

YC Wee
on 27th September 2015

Ling Kwee Chang’s two earlier posts on the Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) HERE and HERE established that incubation takes 21 day and the fledging 32 days. This compares favourably with […]

YC Wee
on 16th September 2015

Part 1 of this series on the nesting behavious of the Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) can be viewed HERE. “The above-left shows the 2-day old chick in the nest alone […]

YC Wee
on 10th September 2015

“Two Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) nests were discovered at Singapore’s Bishan Park on 8th May 2014 at around 9:00 am. The locations of the nests are shown in the map […]

YC Wee
on 1st September 2015

Johnny Wee’s earlier account showed in vivid details an adult female Grey-rumped Treeswift (Hemiprocne longipennis) feeding a large chick as they both perched side by side on a branch. What […]

YC Wee
on 25th August 2015

A pair of nesting Grey-rumped Treeswifts (Hemiprocne longipennis) at Bishan Park ended successfully with a chick fledging in late August 2015. Johnny Wee managed to photograph an adult female feeding […]

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