Himalayan Swiftlet

Aerodramus brevirostris - Salangane de l'Himalaya

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Apodidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aerodramus

  • Species
    :

    brevirostris

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1840

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Himalayan Swiftlet (Aerodramus brevirostris) is a species of bird in the Apodidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris (Himalayas, ne India, s China and n Myanmar)
  • Aerodramus brevirostris innominatus (c China to n Vietnam)
  • Aerodramus brevirostris rogersi (e Myanmar, n and w Thailand, n Laos and nw Vietnam)

Foreign names

  • Salangane de l'Himalaya,
  • Salangana del Himalaya,
  • Himalayasalangane,
  • himalájai szalangána,
  • Himalajasalangaan,
  • Salangana dell'Himalaya,
  • Himalayasalangan,
  • Orientsalangan,
  • salangána himalájska,
  • salangana himálajská,
  • Himalayasalangan,
  • himalajansalangaani,
  • salangana de l'Himàlaia,
  • salangana himalajska,
  • Himalaju svīrīte, Himalaju salangāna,
  • Гималайская салангана,
  • ヒマラヤアナツバメ,
  • 短嘴金丝燕,
  • นกแอ่นพันธุ์หิมาลัย,
  • 短嘴金絲燕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) : Caves ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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