Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Himalayan Swiftlet

Himalayan Swiftlet Aerodramus brevirostris

Described by: Horsfield (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Chinese Swiftlet, Edible-nest Swiftlet, Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet
Old scientific name(s): Collocalia brevirostris


Bompu, Arunachal Pradesh, India - Mar, 2007 © Yathin Krishnappa 
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C. Himalayas to e. China, Burma and Malaya Peninsula;
(1) C. and sw. China s. to and Malaysia, nw. and sw. Thailand, n. Laos and n. Vietnam.
(2) Himalayas from se. Tibet, ne. India (Assam) and n. Burma.
Winters s. to Andaman Is. Malay Peninsula and possibly n. Sumatra.


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


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