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Little or House Swift (Apus [affinis or nipalensis]) (Gray,JE, 1830)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae

Scientific:
  Apus affinis
Citation:
  (Gray,JE, 1830)

Protonym:
  Cypselus affinis

Avibase ID:
  4D28A0CDBED214AD

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555014

Geographic range:

  • Apus affinis affinis: S Somalia to n Mozambique, Pemba I. and Zanzibar to India
  • Apus affinis aerobates: SW Mauritania to Ethiopia, Somalia, c Angola and S Africa
  • Apus affinis galilejensis: N and sub-Saharan Africa east to Pakistan
  • Apus affinis bannermani: Bioko, São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea)
  • Apus affinis theresae: W and s Angola to s Zambia and South Africa
  • Apus affinis singalensis: S India and Sri Lanka
  • Apus nipalensis nipalensis: Nepal to se China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, Philippines
  • Apus nipalensis subfurcatus: Malay Peninsula to Borneo, Sumatra and adjacent islands; this species also recently reported from (has recently colonized?) Sulawesi and the Lesser Sundas (Flores, Sumba, Timor), although the subspecific idendity of these birds is not yet established
  • Apus nipalensis subfurcatus: Malay Peninsula to Borneo, Sumatra and adjacent islands
  • Apus nipalensis furcatus: Java and Bali
  • Apus nipalensis kuntzi: Taiwan
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Little or House Swift
Czech:
  rorýs domovní
German:
  Haussegler
Danish:
  Lille Sejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo Moro
Finnish:
  pikkukiitäjä
French:
  Martinet des maisons ou M. malais
Icelandic:
  Skíðsvölungur
Italian:
  Rondone minore
Japanese:
  himeamatsubame
Japanese:
  ニシヒメアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Huisgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Småseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk maly
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-pequeno
Russian:
  Малый стриж
Slovak:
  dáždovník malý
Swedish:
  Stubbstjärtseglare
Chinese:
  小雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Little or House Swift ( Apus [affinis or nipalensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little or House Swift ( Apus [affinis or nipalensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Little or House Swift ( Apus [affinis or nipalensis])
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Clements 1st edition:
   House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   House Swift ( Apus affinis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   House Swift ( Apus affinis)
James Lee Peters:
    Apus affinis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Apus affinis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Apus affinis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinwindswael
Arabic: السمامة الصغيرة
Azerbaijani: Kiçik uzunqnad
Catalan: Falciot cuablanc comú, Falciot culblanc comú
Czech: Rorýs domovní
Welsh: Gwennol ddu fach
Danish: Lille Sejler
German: Haussegler, Weißbürzelsegler
Greek: Μικροσταχτάρα
English: House Swift, Little or House Swift, Little Swift
Esperanto: blankpuga apuso
Spanish: Vencejo Moro
Estonian: väikepiiritaja (väike-piirpääsuke)
Basque: Falciot culblanc comú
Finnish: Pikkukiitäjä
French: Martinet des maisons, Martinet des maisons ou M. malais
Irish: Gabhlán Beag
Galician: Cirrio pequeno, Falciot culblanc comú
Hebrew: סיס גליל
Hindi: Babeela
Hungarian: Kis sarlósfecske
Indonesian: Kapinis rumah
Icelandic: Skíðsvölungur
Italian: Rondone minore
Japanese: himeamatsubame
Japanese: ニシヒメアマツバメ
Korean: 쇠칼새
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Latin: Apus [affinis or nipalensis], Apus affinis, Apus affinus
Lithuanian: Mažasis čiurlys
Malayalam: അമ്പലം  ചുറ്റി 
Maltese: Rundun Żgħir
Dutch: Huisgierzwaluw
Norwegian: Husseiler, Småseiler
Polish: jerzyk maly, jerzyk mały
Portuguese: Andorinhão pequeno, Andorinhão-pequeno
Russian: Малый стриж, Стриж малый
Slovak: dážďovník bielotrtáčov, dáždovník malý
Slovenian: mali hudournik
Sotho, Southern: Lehaqasi
Swedish: Stubbstjärtseglare
Swahili: Teleka Mdogo
Thai: นกแอ่นบ้าน
Tswana: Pêolwane
Turkish: Küçük Ebabil, Küçük Sağan, Küçük Saşan
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Vietnamese: Yến cằm trắng
Chinese: 小白腰雨燕, 小雨燕

 

         

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