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Forbes-Watson's Swift
Apus berliozi Ripley, 1966
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus berliozi

Citation:
  Ripley, 1966

Reference:
  Ois. 35 (suppl.) p.101,102

Protonym:
  Apus pallidus berliozi

Avibase ID:
  45D3FD5A5FFCAFC1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/45D3FD5A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555010

Geographic range:

  • Apus berliozi berliozi: Socotra
  • Apus berliozi bensoni: breeds southern Arabia (southern Yemen and southwest Oman) and coastal Somalia; winters to coastal Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Forbes-Watson's Swift
Czech:
  rorýs světlehrdlý
German:
  Sokotrasegler
Danish:
  Kystsejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo de Socotora
Finnish:
  sokotrankiitäjä
French:
  Martinet de Berlioz
Italian:
  Rondone di Forbes Watson
Japanese:
  sokotoraamatsubame
Japanese:
  ソコトラアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Socotragierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Somaliseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk klifowy
Russian:
  Стриж Бердюза
Slovak:
  dážďovník prímorský
Swedish:
  somaliaseglare
Chinese:
  伯氏雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Falciot de Berlioz
Czech: rorýs světlehrdlý, Rorýs svetlohrdlý
Danish: Kystsejler
German: Sokotrasegler
English: Berlioz' Swift, Berlioz's Swift, Forbes Watson's Swift, Forbes-Watson's Swift, Socotra Swift, Watson's Swift
English (IOC): Forbes-Watson's Swift
English (Kenya): Forbes-Watson's Swift
Spanish: Vencejo de Berlioz, Vencejo de Socotora
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Socotora
Spanish (HBW): Forbes-Watson's Swift
Estonian: somaali piiritaja (somaali piirpääsuke)
Finnish: Sokotrankiitäjä
French: Martinet de Berlioz
Hungarian: szokotrai sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone di Berlioz, Rondone di Forbes Watson
Japanese: sokotoraamatsubame
Japanese: ソコトラアマツバメ
Latin: Apus berliozi, Apus berliozi berliozi, Apus pallidus berliozi
Lithuanian: Rytų Afrikos čiurlys
Latvian: Sokotras svīre
Dutch: Forbesgierzwaluw, Socotragierzwaluw, Socotra-gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Somaliseiler
Polish: jerzyk klifowy
Russian: Стриж Бердюза, Стриж Форбса-Уотсона
Slovak: dážďovník prímorský
Swedish: somaliaseglare, Somaliseglare
Swahili: Teleka wa Forbes
Turkish: Sukutra Ebabili
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець сокотрійський
Chinese: 伯氏雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 華德森氏雨燕

 

         

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