Species of Thailand
Pale sand martin
Riparia diluta, Richard Bowdler Sharpe & Claude Wilmott Wyatt, 1893
(In Thai: นกนางแอ่นทรายสีจาง)
The pale martin or pale sand martin (Riparia diluta) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family.
It is found in open habitats such as farmland, grassland and savannah, usually near water. It is found from Central Asia to southeastern China. The species was formerly considered a subspecies of the sand martin.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor
- Riparia diluta
- Thai: นกนางแอ่นทรายสีจาง
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
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