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Indian Swiftlet
Aerodramus unicolor (Jerdon, 1840)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Aerodramus

Scientific:
  Aerodramus unicolor

Citation:
  (Jerdon, 1840)

Reference:
  MadrasJ.Lit.Sci. 11 p.238

Protonym:
  Hirundo unicolor

Avibase ID:
  F14B003159C1F1ED

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554949

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus unicolor: SW pen. India, Sri Lanka and small islands off Malabar coast
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Indian Swiftlet
Czech:
  salangana indická
German:
  Malabarsalangane
Danish:
  Indisk Salangan
Spanish:
  Salangana de Malabar
Finnish:
  intiansalangaani
French:
  Salangane de Malabar
Italian:
  Salangana indiana
Japanese:
  indoshokuyouanatsubame
Japanese:
  インドショクヨウアナツバメ
Dutch:
  Malabarsalangaan
Norwegian:
  Indiasalangan
Polish:
  salangana brunatna
Russian:
  Индийская салангана
Slovak:
  salangána hnedastá
Swedish:
  malabarsalangan
Chinese:
  印度金丝燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Salangane de Malabar ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Salangane de Malabar ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor)
Clements 4th edition:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Clements, version 2015:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 4]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor)
James Lee Peters:
    Collocalia unicolor
James Lee Peters (original):
    Collocalia brevirostris unicolor [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Collocalia brevirostris unicolor [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Collocalia unicolor)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Indian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus unicolor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aerodramus unicolor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aerodramus unicolor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aerodramus [fuciphagus sensu lato, whiteheadi, maximus or spodiopygius] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Salangana de Malabar
Czech: Salangana indická
Danish: Indisk Salangan
German: Malabar Salangane, Malabarsalangane
English: Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet, Indian Swiftlet
Spanish: Rabitojo Hindú de Nido Comestible, Salangana de Malabar, Salangana Malabar
Spanish (Spain): Salangana de Malabar
Estonian: india salangaan
Finnish: Intiansalangaani
French: Salangane de Malabar
Hungarian: malabári szalangána
Italian: Salangana indiana
Japanese: indoshokuyouanatsubame
Japanese: インドショクヨウアナツバメ
Latin: Aerodramus unicolor, Collocalia brevirostris unicolor, Collocalia unicolor, Hirundo unicolor
Lithuanian: Indinis erodramas
Malayalam: ചിത്രകൂടൻ ശരപ്പക്ഷി
Dutch: Malabarensalangaan, Malabarsalangaan
Norwegian: Indiasalangan
Polish: salangana brunatna
Russian: Индийская салангана, Салангана индийская
Slovak: salangána hnedastá
Swedish: Indisk salangan, malabarsalangan
Tamil: Chinna Uzhavaran
Chinese: 印度金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 印度金絲燕

 

         

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