Pacific Swallow

Scientific Name: Hirundo tahitica
Malay Name: Layang-layang Biasa
Chinese Name: 洋斑燕

Breeding Range: (OR, AU) se Asia to New Guinea and Society Islands

Polytypic. Subspecies are: javanica, namiyei, frontalis, albescens, ambiens, subfusca, tahitica

Local Subspecies: javanica

Size: 13-14 cm

Similar looking species: Barn Swallow

Local Status: Common resident


External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link