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Himalayan Swiftlet
Aerodramus brevirostris (Horsfield, 1840)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Aerodramus

Scientific:
  Aerodramus brevirostris

Citation:
  (Horsfield, 1840)

Reference:
  PZS(1839) Pt7 no.82 p.155

Protonym:
  Hirundo brevirostris

Avibase ID:
  5AA06609E644455B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5AA06609

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554954

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris: Himalayas to Nepal, ne India, Myanmar and Thailand
  • Aerodramus brevirostris innominatus: E-central China to n Vietnam; winters to Malay Peninsula
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Himalayan Swiftlet
Czech:
  salangana himálajská
German:
  Himalayasalangane
Danish:
  Himalayasalangan
Spanish:
  Rabitojo Himalayo
Finnish:
  himalajansalangaani
French:
  Salangane de l'Himalaya
Italian:
  Salangana dell'Himalaya
Japanese:
  himarayaanatsubame
Japanese:
  ヒマラヤアナツバメ
Dutch:
  Himalayasalangaan
Norwegian:
  Orientsalangan
Polish:
  salangana himalajska
Russian:
  Гималайская салангана
Slovak:
  salangána himalájska
Swedish:
  Himalayasalangan
Chinese:
  短嘴金丝燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Salangane de l'Himalaya ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan) ( Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan) ( Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus)
eBird version 2015:
   Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan) ( Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus)
eBird version 2016:
   Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan) ( Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus)
eBird version 2017:
   Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan) ( Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Collocalia brevirostris)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Himalayan Swiftlet ( Aerodramus brevirostris) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aerodramus [brevirostris or rogersi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Bengali: হিমালয়ী কুটিবাতাসি
Catalan: Salangana de l'Himàlaia
Czech: Salangana himálajská
Danish: Himalayasalangan
German: Himalaya Salangane, Himalayasalangane
English: Edible-nest Swiftlet, Himalayan Swift, Himalayan Swiftlet, Himalayan Swiftlet (Himalayan), Indian Edible-nest Swiftlet, Indochinese swiftlet
Spanish: Rabitojo Himalayo, Salangana del Himalaya
Spanish (Spain): Salangana del Himalaya (brevirostris/innominatus)
Estonian: põhjasalangaan
Finnish: Himalajansalangaani
French: Salangane de l'Himalaya, Salangane de l'Himalaya (nominale), Salangane de l'Himalaya [brevirostris ou innominatus]
Hungarian: himalájai szalangána
Indonesian: Burung Walet Gunung
Italian: Salangana dell'Himalaya
Japanese: himaraya ana-tsubame, himarayaanatsubame, Himaraya-anatsubame, himarayaanatsubame (brevirostris/innominatus)
Japanese: ヒマラヤアナツバメ, ヒマラヤアナツバメ (brevirostris/innominatus)
Japanese (Kanji): ヒマラヤ穴燕
Korean: 황해쇠칼새
Latin: Aerodramus brevirostris, Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris, Aerodramus brevirostris brevirostris/innominatus, Aerodramus rogersi, Collocalia brevirostris, Collocalia brevirostris brevirostris, Collocalia brevirostris vulcanorum, Hirundo brevirostris
Lithuanian: Himalajinis erodramas
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Himalaya
Dutch: Himalaja-salangaan, Himalayasalangaan, Himalayasalangaan (Himalaya), Salangaan
Norwegian: Orientsalangan, orientsalangan (brevirostris/innominatus)
Polish: salangana himalajska
Pinyin: duǎn-zuǐ jīn-sī-yàn
Russian: Гималайская салангана, Салангана гималайская
Slovak: salangána himalájska
Swedish: Himalayasalangan, himalayasalangan (brevirostris/innominatus)
Thai: นกแอ่นพันธุ์หิมาลัย, นกแอ่นพันธุ์หิมาลัย (brevirostris/innominatus)
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen pʰan hì-maa-lay
Turkish: Himalaya Salanganası (brevirostris/innominatus)
Vietnamese: Chim Yến Đông Dương, Chim Yến núi, Yến núi, Yến núi đuôi rộng
Chinese: 短嘴金丝燕, 短嘴金丝燕(喜马拉雅), 短嘴金絲燕
Chinese (Traditional): 短嘴金絲燕, 短嘴金絲燕(喜馬拉雅)

 

         

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