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Short-tailed Swift (Chaetura brachyura) (Jardine, 1846)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae

Scientific:
  Chaetura brachyura
Citation:
  (Jardine, 1846)

Protonym:
  Acanthylis brachyura

Avibase ID:
  AA21E3A7D45257EA

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693327

Geographic range:

  • Chaetura brachyura brachyura: Panama to the Guianas, Trinidad, w-c Brazil and n Bolivia
  • Chaetura brachyura praevelox: S Lesser Antilles (Grenada, St. Vincent and Tobago)
  • Chaetura brachyura cinereocauda: N-central Brazil
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Short-tailed Swift
Czech:
  rorýs krátkoocasý
German:
  Stutzschwanzsegler
Danish:
  Korthalet Tornhalesejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo de Cola Blanca
Finnish:
  lyhytpyrstökiitäjä
French:
  Martinet polioure
Italian:
  Rondone codaspinosa codacorta
Japanese:
  tambiamerikaharioamatsubame
Japanese:
  タンビハリオアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Kortstaartgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Korthaleseiler
Polish:
  kominiarczyk krótkosterny
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-de-rabo-curto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Andorinhão-de-rabo-curto
Russian:
  Короткохвостый иглохвост
Slovak:
  srp krátkochvostý
Swedish:
  Kortstjärtad seglare
Chinese:
  短尾雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 6th edition:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
eBird version 1.50:
   Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed) ( Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group])
eBird version 1.52:
   Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed) ( Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed) ( Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed) ( Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed) ( Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group])
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Short-tailed Swift ( Chaetura brachyura)

Taxonomic status:

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

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

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Other synonyms

Czech: rorýs krátkoocasý
Danish: Korthalet Tornhalesejler
German: Stutzschwanzsegler
English: Short-tailed Swift, Short-tailed Swift (Short-tailed)
Spanish: Vencejo de Cola Blanca, Vencejo Rabicorto, Vencejo Rabón
Spanish (Colombia): Vencejo Rabicorto
Estonian: nudi-kammsaba
Finnish: lyhytpyrstökiitäjä, Tynkäkiitäjä
French: Martinet polioure
Hungarian: csököttfarkú sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone codacorta, Rondone codaspinosa codacorta
Japanese: tambiamerikaharioamatsubame
Japanese: タンビハリオアマツバメ
Latin: Chaetura brachyura, Chaetura brachyura [brachyura Group], Chaetura brachyura brachyura
Dutch: Kortstaartgierzwaluw
Norwegian: Korthaleseiler
Polish: kominiarczyk krótkosterny, Komniarczyk krótkosterny
Portuguese: Andorinhão-de-cauda-curta, Andorinhão-de-rabo-curto, taperá-de-cauda-curta
Portuguese (Brazil): Andorinhão-de-rabo-curto, taperá-de-cauda-curta
Russian: Иглохвост короткохвостый, Короткохвостый иглохвост
Slovak: srp krátkochvostý
Swedish: Kortstjärtad seglare
Chinese: 短尾雨燕

 

         

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