Collocalia


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Ng, "Evidence that epidermal growth factor is present in swiftlet's (Collocalia) nest," Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology B, vol.
From Ogura and his book (64) we learned about the health benefits of the expensive Collocalia mucin, which has been in use in China for hundreds of years.
In addition, the conventional FTIR method was used in past to identify the quality of EBN from Collocalia esculenta of swiftlet species [1].
Then, Price and his colleagues found a swiftlet in another genus--the pygmy swiftlet, Collocalia troglodytes--sitting on its nest, in complete darkness, about 30 m inside a cave on an island in the Philippines.
The most traditional examples are guano and bat droppings, and there are also birds, such as the guacharo, or oilbird (Steatornis caripensis), of the caves of South America, that introduce the remains of the fruit they feed on, and the dozen or so species of swiftlets (Collocalia [=Aerodramus] salangana, and other members of the same genus) that nest in caves in southeast Asia.
The role of fat and protein during breeding in the White-bellied Swiftlet (Collocalia esculenta).
In Malaysia, mainly two species of swiftlets produce edible nests: Collocalia fuciphaga (producing white nests) and Collocalia maxima (producing black nests).
Nests of the Edible-nest Swiftlet Collocalia fuciphaga and Black-nest Swiftlet Collocalia maxima are harvested from a number of caves located in the sandstone ridges in the southeastern part of the Park.