Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: House Swift
House Swift Apus nipalensis
Described by: Hodgson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Malay House-swift, Nepal House Swift, Malay House Swift
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeHimalayas to e. China and s. Japan, se. Asia, Greater Sundas and n. Philippines;
(1) Nepal to n. and ne. India (Assam), se. China, Burma, Thailand, Indochina, Hainan Is. and the n. Philippines and s. Japan from c. Honshu s.
Winters in ex. n. Northern Territory, ne. and nc. Queensland.
(2) Malaya Peninsula to Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi and adjacent is.
(3) Java and Bali.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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