Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: White-rumped Swiftlet

White-rumped Swiftlet Aerodramus spodiopygius

Described by: Peale (1848)
Alternate common name(s): Gray Swiftlet, Grey Swiftlet, Gray-rumped Swiftlet, Grey-rumped Swiftlet, Pacific White-rumped Swiftlet
Old scientific name(s): Collocalia spodiopygius, Aerodramus spodiopygia


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Islands in the sw. Pacific Ocean;
Fragmented island distribution;
(1) Admiralty Is.
(2) St. Matthias Is. (Mussau Is.).
(3) Bismarck Archipelago (New Ireland and New Britain).
(4) S. and e. Solomon Is. (s. to Guadalcanal).
(5) Duff Is., Swallow Is. and Santa Cruz Is.
(6) N. and c. Vanuatu.
(7) S. Vanuatu.
(8) New Caledonia and Loyalty Is.
(9) Fiji.
(10) Tonga.
(11) Samoa.


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


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