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Rufous-bellied swallow

Binomial name: Cecropis badia, John Cassin, 1853

The Rufous-bellied Swallow (Cecropis badia) is a species of swallow that breeds on the Malay Peninsula. It has faintly streaked deep rufous underparts, and an unstreaked rump. It is usually raised to species staus from its closest relative, the Striated Swallow.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Hirundinidae
Genus
Cecropis
Species
Cecropis badia

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

No photo for this species yet

Distribution map of Rufous-bellied swallow, Cecropis badia in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Hat Chao Mai National Park
  • Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
  • Khanom District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Chong
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Ko Libong
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Ko Tao
  • Mu Ko Lanta National Park
  • Mu Ko Phetra National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga
  • Mueang Phatthalung District, Phatthalung
  • Mueang Satun District, Satun
  • Nong Plak Phra Ya – Khao Raya Bangsa Non-hunting
  • Sikao District, Trang
  • Sirinat National Park
  • Tai Rom Yen National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
  • Thalang District, Phuket
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park

Range map of Cecropis badia 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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