Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Asian Palm-Swift

Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis

Described by: Gray, J. E. (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Asian Palm Swift
Old scientific name(s): Cypsiurus batasiensis


Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell 
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India to se. Asia, the Greater Sundas and Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) India and Sri Lanka.
(2) Sw. China, Burma to Indochina, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.
(3) Java and Bali. Sulawesi is presently being colonized by either this race or (2).
(4) Philippines.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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