Species of Thailand

Rufous-bellied swallow

Cecropis badia, John Cassin, 1853

(In Thai: นกนางแอ่นท้องแดง)

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 status from its closest relative, the striated swallow.

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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

Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกนางแอ่นท้องแดง

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Rufous-bellied swallow, Cecropis badia in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Hat Chao Mai 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
  • Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ko Lanta National Park
  • Ko Libong
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Ko Tao
  • 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
  • Phi Phi Islands
  • 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