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West African Swallow

Cecropis domicella (von Heuglin, 1869)

The West African swallow is a swallow. It is found in Africa from Senegal to eastern Sudan. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
   Cecropis
Scientific:
  Cecropis domicella


Original description

Citation:
  (von Heuglin, 1869)

Reference:
  Vog.Ost.-Afr.[Finsch & Hartlaub] p.143

Protonym:
  Hirundo domicella

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49512#page/165/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0D8DB4AE1ECF61AF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0D8DB4AE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0D8DB4AE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916677

Geographic range:

  • Cecropis domicella: Senegambia and Guinea east to southwestern Sudan, South Sudan, and western Ethiopia
English:
West African Swallow
Danish:
Lavlandssvale
German:
Weißbauch-Rötelschwalbe
Spanish:
Golondrina Africana
French:
Hirondelle ouest-africaine
Italian:
Rondine rossiccia del Sahel
Japanese (romaji):
afurikakoshiakatsubame
Japanese:
ニシアフリカコシアカツバメ
Dutch:
West-Afrikaanse Zwaluw
Norwegian:
Sahelsvale
Polish:
jaskółka tropikalna
Portuguese:
andorinha-da-áfrica-ocidental
Slovak:
lastovička tropická
Swedish:
västafrikansk svala
Ukrainian:
ластівка тропічна
Chinese:
西非燕
Chinese (Traditional):
西非燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle ouest-africaine ( Hirundo domicella) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
West African Swallow ( Hirundo domicella) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Red-rumped Swallow (West African) ( Cecropis daurica domicella) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hirundo daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cecropis daurica domicella [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
West African Swallow ( Hirundo domicella) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
West African Swallow ( Hirundo domicella) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
West African Swallow ( Hirundo domicella) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
West African Swallow ( Cecropis domicella) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo domicella [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cecropis domicella [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cecropis [daurica, hyperythra or domicella] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooinekswael (Wes Afrikaanse)
Arabic: سنونو أحمر العجز (domicella)
Asturian: Andarina dáurica (domicella)
Azerbaijani: Daur qaranquşu (domicella yarımnövü)
Bulgarian: Червенокръста лястовица (ssp. domicella)
Catalan: Oreneta cua-rogenca (domicella)
Czech: vlaštovka skalní (ssp. domicella)
Danish: Lavlandssvale, Lavlandsvale
German: Africanischer Schwalbe, Rötelschwalbe (domicella), Weißbauch-Rötelschwalbe
Greek: Μιλτοχελίδονο (domicella)
English: Lowland Swallow, Red-rumped Swallow (West African), Senegal Red-rumped Swallow, West African Striated Swallow, West African Swallow
English, HBW: Red-rumped Swallow (West African)
English (IOC): West African Swallow
English (United States): Red-rumped Swallow (West African)
Spanish: Golondrina Africana, Golondrina Dáurica (domicella)
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Dáurica (domicella)
Spanish (HBW): Red-rumped Swallow (West African)
Estonian: sudaani roostepääsuke
Basque: Enara ipurgorria (domicella)
Persian: پرستوی دمگاه ‌حنایی (domicella)
Finnish: ruostepääsky (domicella)
French: Hirondelle des savanes, Hirondelle ouest-africaine, Hirondelle rousseline (domicella), Hirondelle rousseline (ouest-africaine)
Galician: Anduriña dáurica (domicella)
Hebrew: סנונית מערות (מערב אפריקה)
Armenian: Շիկագոտի ծիծեռնակ (domicella)
Icelandic: Brandsvala (domicella)
Italian: Rondine d'Africa Occidentale, Rondine rossiccia del Sahel
Japanese (romaji): afurikakoshiakatsubame, koshiakatsubame (domicella)
Japanese: アフリカコシアカツバメ, コシアカツバメ (domicella), コシアカツバメ(domicella), ニシアフリカコシアカツバメ
Scientific: Cecropis daurica domicella, Cecropis domicella, Hirundo daurica domicella, Hirundo domicella, Lillia daurica domicella
Lithuanian: Daūrinė šelmeninė kregždė (domicella)
Dutch: Afrikaanse Rotszwaluw, Roodstuitzwaluw (domicella), Vrouwenzwaluw, West-Afrikaanse Zwaluw
Norwegian: amursvale (domicella), Sahelsvale
Polish: jaskółka rudawa (domicella), jaskólka tropikalna, jaskółka tropikalna
Portuguese: andorinha-da-áfrica-ocidental
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinha-dáurica (domicella)
Russian: Рыжепоясничная ласточка (domicella)
Slovak: lastovička tropická, lastovička tropická (skup.)
Slovenian: Rdeča lastovka (domicella)
Serbian: Daurska lasta (domicella)
Swedish: Västafrikansk svala
Thai: นกนางแอ่นตะโพกแดง (แอฟริกาตะวันตก)
Turkish: Kızıl Kırlangıç (domicella)
Ukrainian: ластівка тропічна
Chinese: 西非燕, 金腰燕 (domicella)
Chinese (Traditional): 西非燕

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