Species of Thailand
Asian plain martin
Riparia chinensis, John Edward Gray, 1830
(In Thai: นกนางแอ่นทรายสีน้ำตาล)
The grey-throated martin or Asian plain martin (Riparia chinensis) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family.
The grey-throated martin is found in open habitats such as farmland, grassland and savannah, usually near water. It is found from Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Indian subcontinent to southern China, Taiwan, and the northern Philippines. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the "plain martin", since renamed the brown-throated martin.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Riparia chinensis
- Thai: นกนางแอ่นทรายสีน้ำตาล