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Waterfall Swift
Hydrochous gigas (Hartert & Butler, 1901)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Hydrochous

Scientific:
  Hydrochous gigas

Citation:
  (Hartert & Butler, 1901)

Reference:
  BBOC 11 p.65

Protonym:
  Collocalia gigas

Avibase ID:
  18E79DA76380CADD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/18E79DA7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554943


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Hydrochous gigas: southern Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, and Borneo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Waterfall Swift
Czech:
  salangana vodopádová
German:
  Riesensalangane
Danish:
  Kaskadesejler
Spanish:
  Salangana Gigante
Finnish:
  isosalangaani
French:
  Salangane géante
Italian:
  Rondone delle cascate
Japanese:
  onianatsubame
Japanese:
  オニアナツバメ
Dutch:
  Reuzensalangaan
Norwegian:
  Storsalangan
Polish:
  salangana wielka
Russian:
  Большая салангана
Slovak:
  salangána vodopádová
Swedish:
  jättesalangan
Chinese:
  瀑布雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Salangane géante ( Hydrochous gigas)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Salangane géante ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 1st edition:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrocharis gigas)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrocharis gigas)
Clements 4th edition:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements, version 2015:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements, version 2016:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements, version 2017:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Clements, version 2018:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 1.50:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 1.52:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 1.53:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 1.54:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 1.55:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 2015:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 2016:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 2017:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
eBird version 2018:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochrous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Waterfall Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Waterfall Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Giant Swiftlet ( Hydrochous gigas)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
James Lee Peters:
    Collocalia gigas
James Lee Peters (original):
    Collocalia gigas
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Collocalia gigas
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochrous gigas)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Waterfall Swift ( Hydrochous gigas)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hydrochous gigas
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hydrochous gigas

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Salangana gegant
Czech: Salangana perejová, salangana vodopádová
Danish: Kaskadesejler
German: Riesensalangane, Riesen-Salangane
English: Giant swift, Giant Swiftlet, Waterfall Swift, Waterfall Swiftlet
English (IOC): Giant Swiftlet
Spanish: Rabitojo Gigante, Salangana Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Salangana Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Waterfall Swift
Estonian: hiidsalangaan
Finnish: Isosalangaani
French: Salangane géante
Hungarian: óriás-sarlósfecske
Indonesian: Burung Walet Raksasa, Walet Raksasa
Italian: Rondone delle cascate, Rondone gigante delle cascate
Japanese: oni ana-tsubame, onianatsubame
Japanese: オニアナツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 鬼穴燕
Latin: Collocalia gigas, Hydrocharis gigas, Hydrochous gigas, Hydrochrous gigas
Lithuanian: Didysis čiurlys
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Hantu, Burung Layang-layang Hitam, Layang-Layang Hantu
Dutch: Reuzensalangaan
Norwegian: Storsalangan
Polish: salangana wielka
Pinyin: jīn-sī-yàn, pùbù yǔ-yàn
Russian: Большая салангана, Салангана большая
Slovak: salangána vodopádová
Serbian: Čiopa sa vodopada
Swedish: Jättesalangan
Ukrainian: Салангана велика
Chinese: 瀑布雨燕, 金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 瀑布雨燕, 金絲燕

 

         

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