Scientific Name: Delichon lagopodum
Malay Name: Layang-layang Gunung Timur
Chinese Name: 白腹毛脚燕
Breeding Range: East Asia
Nonbreeding Range: Southeast Asia
Size: 13-14 cm
Can be distinguished from Asian House Martin by its extensive white rump (with white uppertail coverts) that extends onto the lower back, a deeper tail fork, and dusky underwing coverts.
Habitat: Open areas
Behaviour/Ecology: Insectivorous, forages with other aerial insectivores, has a slow flight.
Local Status: Vagrant
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)
Location: A single individual seen on 3 Jan 2021 at Neo Tiew Harvest Lane.
BirdLife International. (2016). Delichon lagopodum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021