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


Huesca, Aragon, Spain - May, 1994 © Pascal Dubois  Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France - Nov 3, 2000 © Alain Fossé  Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France - Nov 3, 2000 © Alain Fossé  Agia Sotira, Kozani, Greece - Aug, 2003 © Nick Kontonicolas  Erlang Mountain, Sichuan Province, China - Oct 9, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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S. Europe and n. Africa and Arabia to c. Asia and e. China;
Fragmented distribution;
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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