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Horus Swift
Apus horus horus (von Heuglin, 1869)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus horus horus

Citation:
  (von Heuglin, 1869)

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. 1 p.147

Protonym:
  Cypselus affinis var. Cypselus Horus

Avibase ID:
  BC4B1C577C3A9B46

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693403

Geographic range:

  • Apus horus horus: Widespread intra-African migrant south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Horus Swift (Horus)
Czech:
  rorýs horus
German:
  Horussegler
Danish:
  Horussejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo Horus
Finnish:
  törmäkiitäjä
French:
  Martinet horus
Icelandic:
  Horus Swift
Italian:
  Rondone di Horus
Japanese:
  ho-rasuamatsubame
Japanese:
  ホアラスアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Horusgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Horusseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk bialogardly
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão horus
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Horus Swift
Russian:
  Эфиопский стриж
Slovak:
  dáždovník norový
Swedish:
  Horusseglare
Chinese:
  白眉雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
eBird version 2015:
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
eBird version 2016:
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
eBird version 2017:
   Horus Swift (Horus) ( Apus horus horus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus horus horus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Apus horus

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Horuswindswael
Czech: rorýs horus
Danish: Horussejler
German: Horussegler
English: Horus Swift, Horus Swift (Horus)
Spanish: Vencejo Horus
Estonian: kaldapiiritaja (kalda-piirpääsuke)
Finnish: törmäkiitäjä
French: Martinet horus, Martinet horus (nominal)
Italian: Rondone di Horus
Japanese: ho-rasuamatsubame
Japanese: ホアラスアマツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Latin: Apus horus, Apus horus horus, Cypselus affinis var. Cypselus Horus
Dutch: Horusgierzwaluw
Norwegian: Horusseiler
Polish: jerzyk bialogardly, jerzyk białogardły
Portuguese: Andorinhão horus
Russian: Стриж Горуса, Эфиопский стриж
Slovak: dáždovník norový
Sotho, Southern: Lehaqasi
Swedish: Horusseglare
Swahili: Teleka Koo-kijivu
Tswana: Pêolwane
Turkish: Horus Ebabili
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Chinese: 白眉雨燕

 

         

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