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


Singapore - Aug 6, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore - 2002 © Paul Huang 
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Himalayas to e. China and s. Japan, se. Asia, Greater Sundas and n. Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(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.
(4) Taiwan.


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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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