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Dark-rumped swift

Thai: นกแอ่นท้องลาย, nok aen thong lai

Binomial name: Apus acuticauda, Thomas Caverhill Jerdon, 1864

The dark-rumped swift (Apus acuticauda) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family.

It is found in Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Apodiformes
Family
Apodidae
Genus
Apus
Species
Apus acuticauda

Common names

  • Thai: นกแอ่นท้องลาย, nok aen thong lai

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Dark-rumped swift, Apus acuticauda in Thailand

Range map of Apus acuticauda in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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