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Philippine Needletail
Mearnsia picina (Tweeddale, 1879)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Mearnsia

Scientific:
  Mearnsia picina

Citation:
  (Tweeddale, 1879)

Reference:
  PZS(1878) Pt4 p.944 pl.59

Protonym:
  Chaetura picina

Avibase ID:
  5B67443F9112FCBF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5B67443F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554975


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Mearnsia picina: Philippines (Cebu, Leyte, Mindanao, Negros, Biliran, Samar)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Philippine Needletail
Czech:
  rorýs ostnitoocasý
German:
  Philippinensegler
Danish:
  Hvidvinget Tornhalesejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo Filipino
Finnish:
  filippiinienkiitäjä
French:
  Martinet des Philippines
Italian:
  Rondone codaspinosa delle Filippine
Japanese:
  firipinharioamatsubame
Japanese:
  フィリピンハリオアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Filipijnse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Hvitvingeseiler
Polish:
  krótkosternik filipinski
Russian:
  Филиппинский иглохвост
Slovak:
  srp ihlochvostý
Swedish:
  filippinsk taggstjärtseglare
Chinese:
  白喉针尾雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Falciot cuaespinós de les Filipines
Czech: rorýs ostnitoocasý, Rorýs ostroocasý
Danish: Hvidvinget Sejler, Hvidvinget Tornhalesejler
German: Philippinen Segler, Philippinensegler
English: Philippine Needletail, Philippine Spinetail, Philippine Spinetail Swift, Philippine Spinetailed Swift, Philippine Spine-tailed Swift, Phillipine Needletail
Spanish: Rabitojo Malayo, Vencejo Filipino
Estonian: laiktiib-kammsaba
Finnish: Filippiinienkiitäjä
French: Martinet des Philippines
Hungarian: fülöp-szigeteki sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa delle Filippine
Japanese: firipinharioamatsubame
Japanese: フィリピンハリオアマツバメ
Latin: Chaetura picina, Mearnsia picina
Lithuanian: Filipininė mearnsija
Dutch: Filipijnse Gierzwaluw, Filippijnse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Hvitvingeseiler
Polish: krótkosternik filipinski, krótkosternik filipiński
Russian: Стриж иглохвостый филиппинский, Филиппинский иглохвост
Slovak: srp ihlochvostý
Swedish: Filippinsk taggstjärtseglare
Ukrainian: Голкохвіст філіпінський
Chinese: *白喉针尾雨燕, 白喉针尾雨燕, 菲律宾针尾雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 白喉刺尾雨燕

 

         

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