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Pacific Swallow
Hirundo [tahitica or domicola] (= Hirundo tahitica) Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Hirundo

Scientific:
  Hirundo tahitica

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.1016

Protonym:
  Hirundo tahitica

Avibase ID:
  F445EEB91F799EEC

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560490

Geographic range:

  • Hirundo domicola: S India and Sri Lanka
  • Hirundo tahitica tahitica: Society Islands (Moorea and Tahiti)
  • Hirundo tahitica javanica: Andamans and Myanmar to Indochina, Sundas, Wallacea, Philippines
  • Hirundo tahitica namiyei: Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan
  • Hirundo tahitica frontalis: N and w New Guinea
  • Hirundo tahitica ambiens: New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Hirundo tahitica subfusca: New Ireland to Solomons, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Tonga
  • Hirundo tahitica albescens: S and e New Guinea
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pacific or Hill Swallow
Czech:
  vlaštovka rezavohrdlá
German:
  Südseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Sydindisk Svale
Spanish:
  Golondrina del Pacífico
Finnish:
  tyynenmerenpääsky
French:
  Hirondelle de Tahiti
Icelandic:
  Pacific Swallow
Italian:
  Rondine del Pacifico
Japanese:
  indotsubame
Japanese:
  インドツバメ
Dutch:
  Hutzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Kystsvale
Polish:
  jaskólka pacyficzna
Portuguese:
  Pacific Swallow
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pacific Swallow
Russian:
  Коричневогорлая ласточка
Slovak:
  lastovička tichomorská
Swedish:
  Kustsvala
Chinese:
  洋燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Pacific or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or domicola])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Hirondelle de Tahiti ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena]

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Other synonyms

Catalan: oreneta del Pacífic
Czech: Vlaštovka rezavohrdlá
Danish: Sydindisk Svale
German: Südseeschwalbe
English: Pacific or Hill Swallow, Pacific Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina del Pacífico
Estonian: rand-suitsupääsuke
Finnish: Tyynenmerenpääsky
French: Hirondelle de Tahiti, Hirondelle de Tahiti ou H. des Nilgiri
Hungarian: déltengeri fecske
Indonesian: Burung Layang-layang Batu, Layanglayang Batu, Layang-layang batu
Italian: Rondine del Pacifico, Rondine di collina
Japanese: indotsubame, ryūkyū tsubame, Ryukyu-tsubame
Japanese: インドツバメ, リュウキュウツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉球燕
Latin: Hirundo [tahitica or domicola], Hirundo tahitica
Lithuanian: Taitinė šelmeninė kregždė
Malayalam: കാന  കത്രികപ്പക്ഷി
Malay: Burung Layang-layang, Burung Layang-Layang Pasifik, Burung Sualo Batu, Layang-Layang Pasifik
Dutch: Hutzwaluw, Zuidzeezwaluw
Norwegian: Kystsvale
Polish: jaskólka indyjska, jaskólka pacyficzna, jaskółka pacyficzna
Pinyin: yáng bān yàn, yáng yàn
Russian: коричневогорлая ласточка, Тихоокеанская ласточка
Slovak: lastovička tichomorská
Swedish: Kustsvala
Tamil: நாட்டுத் தகைவிலான்
Thai: นกนางแอ่นแปซิฟิค
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-àeen paee-sí-fík
Tahitian: ope'a
Vietnamese: Chim Nhạn đuôi đen
Chinese: 洋斑燕, 洋燕
Chinese (Traditional): 洋斑燕, 洋燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 洋燕
Chinese (Taiwan): 洋燕

 

         

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