Taxonomy conform IOC World Bird List


  • Palearctic, Oriental Region, Australasia : widespread, also n Africa, e New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Is.


  • A. a. ispida - s Norway, the British Isles and n Spain to w Russia | to n Africa and Iraq
  • A. a. atthis - s Spain and n Africa e to c Siberia, nw China and nw India
  • A. a. bengalensis - c India to se Siberia, Japan and se Asia | to Philippines, Greater Sundas and n Moluccas
  • A. a. taprobana - s India and Sri Lanka
  • A. a. floresiana - Bali, Lombok to Wetar and Timor (Lesser Sundas)
  • A. a. hispidoides - Sulawesi, Moluccas, e, se New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux and Louisiade Archipelago (e of se New Guinea), Bismarck Archipelago to Nissan Atoll (far e of New Britain) and Louisiade Archipelago
  • A. a. salomonensis - Buka to Makira (n to se Solomon Is., but not Florida Is. or most outlying is.)
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Updated at: 2024-02-16 09:52:52
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