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Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow

Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena] (= Hirundo tahitica) Gmelin, JF 1789




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
   Hirundo
Scientific:
  Hirundo tahitica


Original description

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF 1789

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.1016

Protonym:
  Hirundo tahitica

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656511


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0F75B0E51C68DE8E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0F75B0E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0F75B0E5


Taxonomic 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
  • Hirundo neoxena neoxena: breeds in southeastern and eastern Australia, including Tasmania, with some of the population migrating north to northeastern Australia, and on Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands. In the mid 20th century also colonized New Zealand, Norfolk Island, and the Chatham Islands
  • Hirundo neoxena carteri: SW Western Australia (North West Cape to about Eyre); >n
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English:
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow
French:
Hirondelle de Tahiti ou H. messagère


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow ( Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Pacific Swallow ( Hirundo tahitica) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Hirundo tahitica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Hirundo tahitica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Hirundo tahitica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

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Czech: Vlaštovka Gouldova, vlaštovka rezavohrdlá
Danish: Australsk Landsvale
German: Südseeschwalbe
English: Pacific Swallow, Pacific, Welcome or Hill Swallow
Esperanto: Pacifika hirundo
Spanish: Golondrina del Pacífico
Estonian: austraalia suitsupääsuke
Finnish: Tyynenmerenpääsky
French: Hirondelle de Tahiti, Hirondelle de Tahiti ou H. messagère
Hungarian: déltengeri fecske
Indonesian: Layanglayang Batu, Layang-layang batu
Italian: Rondine benvenuta
Japanese (romaji): oasutorariatsubame, Ryukyu-tsubame
Japanese: オアストラリアツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉球燕
Scientific: Hirundo [tahitica or neoxena], Hirundo [tahitica, domicola or neoxena], Hirundo tahitica, Hirundo tahitica tahitica
Lithuanian: Taitinė šelmeninė kregždė
Malayalam: കാന  കത്രികപ്പക്ഷി
Malay: Burung Layang-layang, Layang-Layang Pasifik
Dutch: Welkomzwaluw, Zuidzeezwaluw
Norwegian: Kystsvale
Polish: jaskólka pacyficzna, jaskółka pacyficzna
Pinyin: yáng bān yàn
Russian: коричневогорлая ласточка, Тихоокеанская ласточка
Slovak: lastovicka tichomorská
Swedish: Kustsvala
Tamil: நாட்டுத் தகைவிலான்
Thai: นกนางแอ่นแปซิฟิค
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-àeen paee-sí-fík
Tahitian: ope'a
Ukrainian: Ластівка південноазійська
Vietnamese: Chim Nhạn đuôi đen
Chinese: 洋斑燕, 洋燕
Chinese (Traditional): 洋斑燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 洋燕
Chinese (Taiwan): 洋燕

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