Species of Thailand
Thai: นกแอ่นรังดำ, nok aen rang dam
Binomial name: Aerodramus maximus, Allan Octavian Hume, 1878
The black-nest swiftlet (Aerodramus maxima) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family.
It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
It is one of the main sources of edible nests for bird's nest soup.
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- Aerodramus maximus
- Thai: นกแอ่นรังดำ, nok aen rang dam
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
- Hat Yai District, Songkhla
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Sok National Park
- Khura Buri District, Phang Nga
- Ko Tao
- Mu Ko Lanta National Park
- Mu Ko Surin National Park
- Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
- Mueang Phatthalung District, Phatthalung
- Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
- Mueang Surat Thani District, Surat Thani
- Ngao Waterfall National Park
- Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
- Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park
- Yan Ta Khao District, Trang
Range map of Aerodramus maximus in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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