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Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae

Scientific:
  Chaetura pelagica
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Hirundo Pelagica

Avibase ID:
  C3AD1AFF63D26461

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178001


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Chaetura pelagica: E North America; winters to Brazil and n Chile
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Chimney Swift
Czech:
  rorýs ostnitý
German:
  Schornsteinsegler
Danish:
  Skorstenssejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo de Chimenea
Finnish:
  piippukiitäjä
French:
  Martinet ramoneur
Icelandic:
  Háfsvölungur
Italian:
  Rondone codaspinosa dei camini
Japanese:
  entotsuharioamatsubame
Japanese:
  エントツアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Schoorsteengierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Skorsteinsseiler
Polish:
  kominiarczyk amerykanski
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-migrante
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Andorinhão-migrante
Russian:
  Дымчатый иглохвост
Slovak:
  srp torpédovitý
Swedish:
  Skorstensseglare
Chinese:
  烟囱雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 05:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Birdlife checklist version 06:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martinet ramoneur ( Chaetura pelagica)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martinet ramoneur ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 1st edition:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 4th edition:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
eBird version 1.50:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
eBird version 1.52:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
eBird version 1.53:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
eBird version 1.54:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
James Lee Peters:
    Chaetura pelagica
James Lee Peters (original):
    Chaetura pelagica
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Chaetura pelagica
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Chimney Swift ( Chaetura pelagica)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chaetura pelagica

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Falciot de xemeneia
Czech: Rorýs ostnitý
Welsh: Gwennol ddu'r simneiau
Danish: Skorstenssejler
German: Kaminsegler, Schornsteinsegler
English: Chimney Swift, Spine-tail
Spanish: Vencejo, Vencejo de Chimenea, Vencejo de Paso, Vencejo Espinoso, Vencejo Pasajero, venceo de chiminea
Spanish (Chile): Vencejo de chimenea
Spanish (Colombia): Vencejo de Chimenea
Spanish (Costa Rica): Vencejo de paso
Spanish (Cuba): Vencejo de Chimenea
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Vencejo, Vencejo de Chimenea
Spanish (Honduras): Vencejo de Chimenea
Spanish (Mexico): Vencejo de Chimenea, venceo de chiminea
Spanish (Nicaragua): Vencejo Pasajero
Spanish (Venezuela): Vencejo de Chimenea
Estonian: korstna-kammsaba
Basque: Falciot de xemeneia
Finnish: Piippukiitäjä
French: Martinet ramoneur
Galician: Cirrio de cheminea, Falciot de xemeneia
Haitian Creole French: Ti Irondèl etranje
Hungarian: kéménysarlósfecske
Icelandic: Háfsvölungur
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa dei camini, Rondone dei camini
Japanese: entotsuamatsubame, entotsuharioamatsubame
Japanese: エントツアマツバメ, エントツハリオアマツバメ
Latin: Chaetura pelagica
Lithuanian: Krantinis čiurlys
Dutch: Schoorsteen gierzwaluw, Schoorsteengierzwaluw
Norwegian: Skorsteinseiler, Skorsteinsseiler
Polish: kominiarczyk amerykanski, kominiarczyk amerykański, Komniarczyk amerykański
Portuguese: Andorinhão-migrante, Rabo-espinhoso
Portuguese (Brazil): Andorinhão-migrante
Russian: дымчатый иглохвост, Иглохвост печной, Печной иглохвост
Slovak: dážďovník kominový, srp torpédovitý
Slovenian: temni dimnik
Swedish: Skorstensseglare
Turkish: Baca Ebabili
Chinese: 烟囱雨燕

 

         

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