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Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica japonica  
Red-rumped Swallow
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Penaga rice-fields, Penang, Malaysia
Date : 20 January 2005
English synonyms:Sri Lanka Swallow (hyperythra), Ceylon Swallow (hyperythra), Sykes's Striated Swallow (hyperythra), Sykes' Striated Swallow (hyperythra), Lesser Striated Swallow, Striated Swallow, Golden-rumped Swallow, Daurian Swallow
Bird Family :Hirundininae - Martins & Swallows
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Tentatively aged as a juvenile, due to lack of streaking on rear underbody, heavier streaking on throat, and shorter tail streamers.