Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Fork-tailed Swift
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus
Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Pacific Swift, Northern White-rumped Swift, White-rumped Swift, Pacific Swift, Pacific Fork-tailed Swift, Asian White-rumped Swift, Large White-rumped Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeE. and s. Asia;
(1) Ne. Asia in s. Siberia, China, Kuril Is. and Japan.
Winters to se. Asia and Australia (n. Western Australia to c. Northern Territory, Queensland, c. South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria) and Tasmania.
(2) Himalayas and n. India.
(3) C. Burma, nw. Thailand, Malaysia, c. Vietnam and s. China. Ryukyu and Izu Is. and n. Philippines
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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