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Treeswifts (Hemiprocnidae)

Crested Treeswift (Hemiprocne coronata) - HBW 5, p. 464

French: Hémiprocné couronné German: Kronenbaumsegler Spanish: Vencejo Arborícola Coronado
Other common names: (Indian) Crested Swift

Taxonomy: Hirundo Coronata Tickell, 1833, Borabhum and Dhalbhum, Bihar-Bengal border, north-east India.
Forms a superspecies with H. longipennis, with which it has been considered conspecific; morphological differences are constant, however, with no evidence of intergradation where parapatric ranges of the two meet. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sri Lanka, India (W to N Uttar Pradesh and SE Gujarat), S Nepal and S Bhutan to Myanmar, SC China (SW Yunnan), NC & W Thailand (S to Kaeng Krachan) and S Indochina.

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