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Madagascar Swift

Apus balstoni (Bartlett, E, 1880)

The Malagasy Black Swift or Madagascar Swift (Apus balstoni) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus balstoni

Citation:
  (Bartlett, E, 1880)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1879) p. 770

Protonym:
  Cypselus balstoni

Avibase ID:
  20022FF9E13987ED

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/20022FF9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693376

Geographic range:

  • Apus balstoni balstoni: Madagascar
  • Apus balstoni mayottensis: Comoro Islands
English:
Madagascar Swift
Catalan:
Falciot de Madagascar
Danish:
Madagaskarsejler
German:
Madagaskarsegler
Spanish:
Vencejo de Balston
Spanish (Spain):
Vencejo de Balston
French:
Martinet malgache
Croatian:
madagaskarska čiopa
Italian:
Rondone del Madagascar
Japanese (romaji):
madagasukaruamatsubame
Japanese:
マダガスカルアマツバメ
Lithuanian:
Madagaskarinis čiurlys
Dutch:
Madagaskargierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gassarseglar
Norwegian:
Gasserseiler
Polish:
jerzyk madagaskarski
Russian:
Мадагаскарский стриж
Slovak:
dážďovník madagaskarský
Serbian:
Madagaskarska čiopa
Swedish:
madagaskarseglare
Ukrainian:
серпокрилець коморський
Chinese:
马岛黑雨燕
Chinese (Traditional):
馬達加斯加雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martinet malgache ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Malagasy Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Malagasy Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Madagascar Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Malagasy Black Swift ( Apus balstoni) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apus balstoni [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Falciot de Madagascar
Danish: Madagaskarsejler
German: Madagascarsegler, Madagaskarsegler
English: Madagascar Black Swift, Madagascar Swift, Malagasy Black Swift, Malagasy Swift
English, HBW: Madagascar Swift
English (IOC): Malagasy Black Swift
English (United States): Madagascar Swift, Malagasy Swift
Esperanto: Madagaskara apuso
Spanish: Vencejo de Balston, Vencejo de Madagascar
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Balston
Spanish (HBW): Madagascar Swift
Estonian: madagaskari piiritaja (madagaskari piirpääsuke)
French: Martinet des Comores, Martinet malgache
Croatian: madagaskarska čiopa
Italian: Rondone del Madagascar
Japanese (romaji): madagasukaruamatsubame, minamikuroamatsubame
Japanese: マダガスカルアマツバメ, ミナミクロアマツバメ
Scientific: Apus balstoni, Apus balstoni balstoni, Apus barbatus balstoni, Cypselus balstoni
Lithuanian: Madagaskarinis čiurlys
Dutch: Balstons Gierzwaluw, Madagascargierzwaluw, Madagaskargierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gassarseglar
Norwegian: Gasserseiler
Polish: jerzyk madagaskarski
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinhão-de-balston
Russian: Мадагаскарский стриж, Стриж мадагаскарский
Slovak: dážďovník madagaskarský
Serbian: Madagaskarska čiopa
Swedish: madagaskarseglare
Turkish: Madagaskar ebabili
Ukrainian: серпокрилець коморський
Chinese: 马岛黑雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 馬達加斯加雨燕

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