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Greater Striped-Swallow

Cecropis cucullata (Boddaert, 1783)

The Greater Striped Swallow (Cecropis cucullata) is a large swallow. It breeds in southern Africa, mainly in South Africa, Namibia and southern Zimbabwe. It is migratory wintering further north in Angola, Tanzania and southern Zaire. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Cecropis

Scientific:
  Cecropis cucullata

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.45

Protonym:
  Hirundo cucullata

Avibase ID:
  3160A9243451C9A2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3160A924

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916671

Geographic range:

  • Cecropis cucullata: Breeds southern Africa; >north to Tanzania
English:
Greater Striped-Swallow
Czech:
vlaštovka větší
German:
Kapschwalbe
Danish:
Sydlig Stribesvale
Spanish:
Golondrina Cabecirrufa
Finnish:
isoviirupääsky
French:
Hirondelle à tête rousse
Icelandic:
Rákasvala
Italian:
Rondine striata maggiore
Japanese:
zuakakoshiakatsubame
Japanese:
ズアカコシアカツバメ
Dutch:
Kaapse Zwaluw
Norwegian:
Smalstripesvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Smalstripesvale
Polish:
jaskólka kreskowana
Portuguese:
Andorinha-estriada-grande
Russian:
Капская большая ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička červenohlavá
Swedish:
större strimsvala
Ukrainian:
Ластівка капська
Chinese:
大纹燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Striped-swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hirondelle à tête rousse ( Cecropis cucullata)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle à tête rousse ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 1.52:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 1.53:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 1.54:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 1.55:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 2015:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 2016:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 2017:
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
eBird version 2018:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
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:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Cecropis cucullata)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Striped Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
James Lee Peters:
Cecropis cucullata
James Lee Peters (original):
Cecropis cucullata
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cecropis cucullata
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Greater Striped-Swallow ( Hirundo cucullata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo cucullata
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cecropis cucullata

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Grootstreepswael
Catalan: oreneta de casc roig
Czech: Vlaštovka proužkovaná, vlaštovka větší
Danish: Sydlig Stribesvale
German: Große Streifenschwalbe, GroßeStreifenschwalbe, Kaprötelschwalbe, Kapschwalbe
English: Greater Striped Swallow, Greater Striped-Swallow, Larger Stripe-breasted Swallow, Larger Striped Swallow, Lesser Striped-Swallow, Streaked Swallow
English (IOC): Greater Striped Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina Cabecirrufa, Golondrina Franjeada Grande
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Cabecirrufa
Spanish (HBW): Greater Striped-Swallow
Estonian: lõuna-roostepääsuke
Finnish: Isoviirupääsky
French: Hirondelle à tête rousse, Hirondelle d'Afrique
Icelandic: Rákasvala
Italian: Rondine del cappuccio, Rondine striata maggiore
Japanese: zuakakoshiakatsubame
Japanese: ズアカコシアカツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Cecropis cucullata, Cercropis cucullata, Hirundo cucullata
Lithuanian: Didžioji šelmeninė kregždė
Dutch: Kaapse Zwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Smalstripesvale
Norwegian: Smalstripesvale
Polish: jaskólka kreskowana, jaskółka kreskowana
Portuguese: Andorinha-estriada-grande
Russian: Капская (настоящая) большая ласточка, Капская большая ласточка
Slovak: lastovička červenohlavá
Shona: Nyenganyenga
Sotho, Southern: Lefokotsane
Swedish: Större strimsvala
Swahili: Mbayuwayu Michirizi Mkubwa
Tswana: Pêolwane
Tsonga: Mbawulwana
Ukrainian: Ластівка капська
Xhosa: Inkonjane
Chinese: 大纹燕
Chinese (Traditional): 大紋燕
Zulu: iNkonjane

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