Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Edible-nest Swiftlet

Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus

Described by: Thunberg (1812)
Alternate common name(s): White-nest Swiftlet, Thunberg's Swiftlet, Hume's Swiftlet, Brown-rumped Swiftlet, Grey-rumped Swiftlet, Gray-rumped Swiftlet, Grey Swiftlet, Gray Swiftlet
Old scientific name(s): Collocalia fuciphaga


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Andaman Is., Greater Sundas and Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Andaman and Nicobar Is.
(2) Sumatra, Belitung and Borneo.
(3) Maratua Archipelago off e. Borneo.
(4) Java, Kangean Is., Bali and w. Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa, Tanahjampea).
(5) Flores.
(6) Sumba, Sawu and Timor.


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


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