Hirundo rustica

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IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoPasseriformes • SubordoPasseri • SuperfamiliaSylvioidea • FamiliaHirundinidae • GenusHirundo • Species: Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, 1758
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Hirundo rustica rustica[edit]

Breeding Europe, western Asia; wintering Africa, SW Asia

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East Asian subspecies[edit]

Breeding eastern Asia; wintering southern Asia, northern Australasia. Three subspecies are accepted (IOC, H. r. tytleri (breeds south-central Siberia, Mongolia), H. r. gutturalis (breeds temperate eastern Asia), and H. r. saturata (breeds eastern Siberia), with much mixing on the southern Asian wintering grounds, where individuals are rarely identifiable to subspecies.

India, Sri Lanka[edit]

Japan[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Hirundo rustica erythrogaster[edit]

Breeding North America; wintering South America

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