Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Asian Martin
Asian Martin Delichon dasypus
Described by: Bonaparte (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Asian House Martin, Asian House-Martin, Asiatic House-Martin, Kashmir House-Martin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. and e. Asia;
About three populations;
(1) Himalayas of Pakistan (Gilgit), n. India from Kashmir e. to Arunachal Pradesh, s. Tibet, and sc. China.
Winters in n. India and se. Asia.
(2) S. and e. China and Taiwan.
Winters in se. Asia.
(3) Sc. And se. Siberia (Khamar-Daban, Ussuriland, Sakhalin Is.), Kuril Is. s. to ne. China, Korea and Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu).
Winters s. in se. Asia, Philippines and the Greater Sundas (Borneo).
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Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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