Red-rumped Swallow

Scientific Name: Cecropis daurica
Malay Name: Lelayang-Api Lorek Halus
Chinese Name: 金腰燕

Range:
Breeding Range: (EU, OR, AF) widespread

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: daurica, japonica, nipalensis, erythropygia, rufula, melanocrissus, kumboensis, emini

Size: 16-17 cm

Similar looking species: Barn Swallow, Pacific Swallow

Local Status: Uncommon migrant

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