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Species of Thailand

Dark-rumped swift

In 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 family Apodidae.

It is found in Bhutan and Northeast India and is a vagrant to 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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Range Map

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