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Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet

Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi] (= Aerodramus brevirostris) (Horsfield, T 1840)

The Himalayan swiftlet is a small swift. It is a common colonial breeder in the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. Some populations are migratory. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Aerodramus
Scientific:
  Aerodramus brevirostris


Original description

Citation:
  (Horsfield, T 1840)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London (1839), Pt7 no.82 p.155

Protonym:
  Hirundo brevirostris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30571398


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  052C990B911FFAB8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-052C990B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/052C990B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554954

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris: Himalayas to Nepal, ne India, Myanmar and Thailand
  • Aerodramus brevirostris innominatus: E-central China to n Vietnam; winters to Malay Peninsula
  • Aerodramus vulcanorum: Mountains of Java
  • Aerodramus rogersi: Mountains of e Myanmar, w Thailand, n Laos and Vietnam
English:
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet
French:
Salangane de l'Himalaya, S. des volcan ou S. indochinoise


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet ( Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Salangane de l'Himalaya ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris)
Clements 3rd edition:
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus brevirostris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Aerodramus [fuciphagus sensu lato, whiteheadi, maximus or spodiopygius]

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Bengali: হিমালয়ী কুটিবাতাসি
Catalan: Salangana de l'Himàlaia
Czech: Salangana himálajská
Danish: Himalayasalangan
German: Himalayasalangane
English: Himalayan Swift, Himalayan Swiftlet, Himalayan, Volcano or Indochinese Swiftlet, Indian edible-nest swiftlet, Indochinese swiftlet
Esperanto: Himalaja apuseto
Spanish: Salangana del Himalaya
Estonian: põhjasalangaan
Finnish: Himalajansalangaani
French: Salangane de l'Himalaya, Salangane de l'Himalaya, S. des volcan ou S. indochinoise
Hungarian: himalájai szalangána
Indonesian: Burung Walet Gunung
Italian: Salangana dell'Himalaya
Japanese (romaji): himaraya ana-tsubame, himarayaanatsubame
Japanese: ヒマラヤアナツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): ヒマラヤ穴燕
Korean: 황해쇠칼새
Scientific: Aerodramus [brevirostris, vulcanorum or rogersi], Aerodramus brevirostris, Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris, Aerodramus brevirostris rogersi, Aerodramus brevirostris vulcanorum, Aerodramus rogersi, Collocalia brevirostris, Collocalia brevirostris brevirostris, Collocalia brevirostris rogersi, Collocalia brevirostris vulcanorum, Hirundo brevirostris
Lithuanian: Himalajinis erodramas
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Himalaya
Nepali: ची“चिका गाÄथली
Dutch: Himalaja-salangaan
Norwegian: Orientsalangan
Polish: salangana himalajska
Pinyin: duǎn-zuǐ jīn-sī-yàn
Russian: Гималайская салангана, Салангана гималайская
Slovak: salangána himalájska
Swedish: Himalayasalangan
Thai: นกแอ่นพันธุ์หิมาลัย
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen pʰan hì-maa-lay
Ukrainian: Салангана гімалайська
Vietnamese: Chim Yến Đông Dương, Chim Yến núi
Chinese: 短嘴金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 短嘴金絲燕

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