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Vaux's Swift (Chaetura vauxi) (Townsend,JK, 1839)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae

Scientific:
  Chaetura vauxi
Citation:
  (Townsend,JK, 1839)

Protonym:
  Cypcelus [sic] Vauxi

Avibase ID:
  1775ED982A69F8BF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178002

Geographic range:

  • Chaetura vauxi vauxi: Locally from se Alaska to sw US; winters to Guatemala
  • Chaetura vauxi aphanes: N Venezuela
  • Chaetura vauxi gaumeri: SE Mexico (Yucatán Peninsula) and Cozumel I.
  • Chaetura vauxi [richmondi or warneri]: S Mexico to Costa Rica and extreme w Panama (Chiriquí)
  • Chaetura vauxi tamaulipensis: E Mexico (sw Tamaulípas and se San Luis Potosí)
  • Chaetura vauxi ochropygia: E Panama
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Vaux's Swift
Czech:
  rorýs srpokřídlý
German:
  Graubauchsegler
Danish:
  Brun Tornhalesejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo de Vaux
Finnish:
  lännenkiitäjä
French:
  Martinet de Vaux
Italian:
  Rondone codaspinosa di Vaux
Japanese:
  nodojiroharioamatsubame
Japanese:
  ノドジロハリオアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Vaux' Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Brunseiler
Polish:
  kominiarczyk szarobrzuchy
Russian:
  Серобрюхий иглохвост
Slovak:
  srp vauxov
Swedish:
  Columbiaseglare
Chinese:
  沃氏雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martinet de Vaux ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 4th edition:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 6th edition:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
James Lee Peters:
    Chaetura vauxi
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chaetura [vauxi or andrei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Czech: Rorýs srpokrídlý, rorýs srpokřídlý
Danish: Brun Tornhalesejler
German: Graubauchsegler
English: Oregon Swift, Richmond's Swift, Vaux's Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Común, Vencejo de Vaux, Vencejo Grisáceo, venceo de Vaux
Spanish (Costa Rica): Vencejo común
Spanish (Honduras): Vencejo de Vaux
Spanish (Mexico): Vencejo de Vaux, venceo de Vaux
Spanish (Nicaragua): Vencejo Grisáceo
Spanish (Venezuela): Vencejo de Lomo Marrón
Finnish: Lännenkiitäjä
French: Martinet de l'Ouest, Martinet de Vaux, Martinet sylvestre
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa di Vaux, Rondone di Vaux
Japanese: nodojiroharioamatsubame
Japanese: ノドジロハリオアマツバメ
Latin: Chaetura vauxi, Chaetura vauxi vauxi, Chaetura vauxii
Dutch: Vaux' Gierzwaluw, Vaux-gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Brunseiler
Polish: kominiarczyk szarobrzuchy, Komniarczyk szarobrzuchy
Russian: Иглохвост Вокса, Серобрюхий иглохвост
Slovak: dážďovník vauxov, srp vauxov
Swedish: Columbiaseglare
Chinese: 沃氏雨燕

 

         

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