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White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus

Described by: Linnaeus (1771)
Alternate common name(s): White-rumped Woodswallow, Lesser Woodswallow, White-breasted Wood Swallow
Old scientific name(s): Artamus leucorhynchus, Artamus leucorrhynchus


Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia - Dec 28, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines - Mar, 2007 © Mark Harper  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Mildura, Victoria, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Menindee Lake, New South Wales, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset 
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(1) Palau Is. (Babelthuap)
(2) Philippines, Palawan Is. and Borneo.
(3) Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka Is., Java and Bali.
(4) Andaman Is. and Cocos Is.
(5) Lesser Sundas and Sulawesi.
(6) Tanimbar Is.
(7) Moluccas, Aru Is., Kai Is., New Guinea, n. and e. Australia from nw. Western Australia w. to Shark Bay, n., e. and ex. cs. Northern Territory, Queensland, ne. South Australia, New South Wales and n. Victoria.
(8) New Caledonia and Loyalty Is.
(9) Vanuatu and Banks Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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