Scientific Name: Delichon lagopodum
Malay Name: Layang-layang Gunung Timur
Chinese Name: 白腹毛脚燕
Range: Breeding Range: East Asia Nonbreeding Range: Southeast Asia
Size: 13-14 cm
Identification: 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)
Migrant bar chart (see more bar charts):
Siberian House Martin Delichon lagopodum Average number of individuals by week based on Singapore Bird Database data, Jul 2013 to Jun 2023 (all records)
BirdLife International. (2016). Delichon lagopodum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103811905A104156685.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Bird Society of Singapore. (n.d.). Siberian House Martin. Retrieved on December 9, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/siberian-house-martin.