Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swallows :: Eurasian Crag-Martin
Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Described by: Scopoli (1769)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Crag Martin, Dark Crag-Martin, Northern Crag-Martin, European Crag-Martin, Mountain Crag-Martin, Common Crag-Martin, Crag Martin
Old scientific name(s): Hirundo rupestris
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RangeS. Europe and n. Africa and Arabia to c. Asia and e. China;
Portugal (Baira Baixa Region along the upper Rio Tejo), and Spain s. from s. France, Switzerland, s. Germany, Austria, Romania, Greece and Turkey s. to nw. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and ne. Libya), w. Arabian Peninsula, Asia Minor in Israel and Iran, Caucasus, Transcaucasus, and Transcaspia e. to Turkestan and e. Kazakhstans, sw. Siberia in the Altai Mountains, n. Mongolia, and s. in the Himalayas of Afghanistan, n. Pakistan and n. India from Kashmir to Bhutan to se. Tibet, w., n. and sc. China.
Winters in the Mediterranean region, n. and ne. Africa and Senegambia and Guinea-Bissau, Middle East, India, and s. China.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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