|Photographed on Boigu Island, Torres Straits, March 2018.|
1243 UNIFORM SWIFTLET Aerodramus vanikorensis
Also known as the Vanikoro or Lowland Swift. Widespread form Philippines through Wallace, New Guinea and Melanesia; vagrant to Australia, recorded in Cape York and Torres Strait Islands. Forages for insects on the wing primarily in lowland forests and open areas. Nests in caves, uses echolocation, rare in birds, to navigate.