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
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RangeC. 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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