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African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift

Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni] (= Apus barbatus) (Sclater, PL, 1866)




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus barbatus

Citation:
  (Sclater, PL, 1866)

Reference:
  PZS(1865) Pt3 p.599

Protonym:
  Cypselus barbatus

Avibase ID:
  2F51EA05D03CC130

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2F51EA05

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555009

Geographic range:

  • Apus barbatus barbatus: South Africa
  • Apus barbatus glanvillei: Known from two specimens from Sierra Leone (Rokupr)
  • Apus barbatus serlei: W Cameroon (Bamenda Plateau)
  • Apus barbatus roehli: eastern Ethiopia to northeastern Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo; northeastern Angola
  • Apus barbatus oreobates: Zimbabwe and Mozambique (Mt. Gorongoza)
  • Apus barbatus hollidayi: Victoria Falls area on Zambia/Zimbabwe border
  • Apus sladeniae: Locally in se Nigeria, w Cameroon, Bioko I. and w Angola
  • Apus balstoni balstoni: Madagascar
  • Apus balstoni mayottensis: Comoro Islands
  • Show more...
English:
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift
Czech:
rorýs kapský
German:
Kapsegler
Danish:
Afrikansk Sort Sejler
Spanish:
Vencejo de El Cabo
Finnish:
afrikantervakiitäjä
French:
Martinet du Cap, M. de Fernando Po ou M. malgache
Italian:
Rondone nero africano
Japanese:
nanaamatsubame
Japanese:
ナンアアマツバメ
Dutch:
Kaapse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Negerseiler
Polish:
jerzyk afrykanski
Portuguese:
Andorinhão petro africano
Russian:
Капский стриж
Slovak:
dáždovník tmavoprsý
Swedish:
Svartseglare
Ukrainian:
Серпокрилець капський
Chinese:
非洲黑雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift ( Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martinet du Cap ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
African Swiftlet ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Black Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Apus sladeniae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apus barbatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Swartwindswael
Catalan: Falciot del Cap
Czech: Rorýs kapský
Danish: Afrikansk Sort Sejler
German: Kapsegler
English: African Black Swift, African Swift, African Swiftlet, African, Fernando Po or Madagascar Swift
Spanish: Vencejo de El Cabo
Estonian: madagaskari piiritaja (madagaskari piirpääsuke)
Finnish: Afrikantervakiitäjä
French: Martinet du Cap, Martinet du Cap, M. de Fernando Po ou M. malgache
Hungarian: fokföldi sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone nero africano
Japanese: nanaamatsubame
Japanese: ナンアアマツバメ, ミナミクロアマツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni], Apus barbatus, Apus barbatus barbatus, Apus barbatus sladeniae, Apus sladeniae, Cypselus barbatus, Cypselus sladeniae
Lithuanian: Afrikinis čiurlys
Malagasy: Fangalamoty, Tsidisidina
Dutch: Kaapse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Negerseiler
Polish: jerzyk afrykanski, jerzyk afrykański, Jerzyk zatokowy
Portuguese: Andorinhão petro africano
Russian: Капский стриж, Стриж африканский
Slovak: dáždovník cierny, dáždovník tmavoprsý
Sotho, Southern: Lehaqasi
Swedish: Svartseglare
Swahili: Teleka Mweusi
Tswana: Pêolwane
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець капський
Xhosa: Ihlabankomo
Chinese: 非洲黑雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲黑雨燕
Zulu: iHlabankomo

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