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Vaux's Swift

Chaetura vauxi (Townsend, JK 1839)

Vaux's swift is a small swift native to North America, Central America, and northern South America. It was named for the American scientist William Sansom Vaux. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Chaetura
Scientific:
  Chaetura vauxi


Original description

Citation:
  (Townsend, JK 1839)

Reference:
   Narr. Journ. Rocky Mts.

Protonym:
  Cypcelus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23864127


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1775ED982A69F8BF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1775ED98

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1775ED98


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178002

Geographic range:

  • Chaetura vauxi vauxi: Locally from se Alaska to sw US; winters to Guatemala
  • Chaetura vauxi gaumeri: SE Mexico (Yucatán Peninsula) and Cozumel I.
  • Chaetura vauxi [richmondi or warneri]: S Mexico to Costa Rica and extreme w Panama (Chiriquí)
  • Chaetura vauxi tamaulipensis: E Mexico (sw Tamaulípas and se San Luis Potosí)
  • Chaetura vauxi ochropygia: E Panama
  • Chaetura vauxi aphanes: northern Venezuela, but distribution very poorly known: confirmed from the Orinoco Valley in Bolívar, and also reported from Sucre
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English:
Vaux's Swift
Catalan:
Falciot cuaespinós de Vaux
Czech:
rorýs srpokřídlý
Danish:
Brun Tornhalesejler
German:
Graubauchsegler
Spanish:
Vencejo de Vaux
Spanish (Spain):
Vencejo de Vaux
Finnish:
lännenkiitäjä
French:
Martinet de Vaux
Croatian:
smeđorepa čiopa
Hungarian:
Vaux-sarlósfecske
Italian:
Rondone di Vaux
Japanese (romaji):
nodojiroharioamatsubame
Japanese:
ノドジロハリオアマツバメ
Lithuanian:
Vo chetura
Dutch:
Vaux' Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Brunseiler
Polish:
kominiarczyk szarobrzuchy
Portuguese:
andorinhão-pardo
Russian:
Серобрюхий иглохвост
Slovak:
srp vauxov
Serbian:
Zapadna američka čiopa
Swedish:
vauxseglare
Ukrainian:
Голкохвіст сірочеревий
Chinese:
沃氏雨燕
Chinese (Traditional):
黑背刺尾雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxii)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Vaux's Swift [incl. aphanes] ( Chaetura vauxi [incl. aphanes])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Vaux's Swift [incl. aphanes] ( Chaetura vauxi [incl. aphanes])
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martinet de Vaux ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 1st edition:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements, version 2021:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 4th edition:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 3]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Vaux's Swift ( Chaetura vauxi) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chaetura [vauxi or andrei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Falciot cuaespinós de Vaux
Czech: Rorýs srpokrídlý, rorýs srpokřídlý
Danish: Brun Tornhalesejler
German: Graubauchsegler
English: Oregon Swift, Richmond's Swift, Vaux's Swift, Vaux's Swift [incl. aphanes]
English, HBW: Vaux's Swift
English (IOC): Vaux's Swift
English (United States): Vaux's Swift
Esperanto: Vauksa pinglovostulo
Spanish: Vencejo Común, Vencejo de Vaux, Vencejo Grisáceo, venceo de Vaux
Spanish (Costa Rica): Vencejo común
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Vaux
Spanish (Honduras): Vencejo de Vaux
Spanish (Mexico): Vencejo de Vaux, venceo de Vaux
Spanish (Nicaragua): Vencejo Grisáceo
Spanish (Panama): Vencejo de Vaux
Spanish (Venezuela): Vencejo de Lomo Marrón, Vencejo Lomimarrón
Estonian: lääne-kammsaba
Finnish: Lännenkiitäjä
French: Martinet de l'Ouest, Martinet de Vaux, Martinet de Vaux [incl. aphanes], Martinet sylvestre
Croatian: smeđorepa čiopa
Hungarian: Vaux-sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa di Vaux, Rondone di Vaux
Japanese (romaji): nodojiroharioamatsubame
Japanese: ノドジロハリオアマツバメ
Scientific: Chaetura vauxi, Chaetura vauxi [incl. aphanes], Chaetura vauxi vauxi, Chaetura vauxii, Cypcelus [sic] Vauxi, Cypcelus Vauxi
Lithuanian: Vo chetura
Latvian: Voksa svīre
Dutch: Vaux' Gierzwaluw, Vaux-gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Brunseiler
Polish: kominiarczyk szarobrzuchy, Komniarczyk szarobrzuchy
Portuguese: andorinhão-pardo
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinhão-de-vaux
Russian: Иглохвост Вокса, Серобрюхий иглохвост
Slovak: dážďovník vauxov, srp vauxov
Serbian: Zapadna američka čiopa
Swedish: Columbiaseglare, vauxseglare
Turkish: Vaux İğnekuyruğu
Ukrainian: Голкохвіст сірочеревий
Chinese: 沃氏雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 黑背刺尾雨燕

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