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Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus]

Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus] (= Aerodramus fuciphagus) (Thunberg, CP 1812)

The edible-nest swiftlet, also known as the white-nest swiftlet, is a small bird of the swift family which is found in South-East Asia. Its opaque and whitish nest is made exclusively of solidified saliva and is the main ingredient of bird's nest soup, a delicacy of Chinese cuisine. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Aerodramus
Scientific:
  Aerodramus fuciphagus


Original description

Citation:
  (Thunberg, CP 1812)

Reference:
   K.Vet.-Akad.Handl. 33 p.153

Protonym:
  Hirundo Fuciphaga

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47088097


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6557920F37CFA704

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6557920F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6557920F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554970

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus fuciphagus fuciphagus: Java, Kangean Is. and Bali to w L Sundas and Tanahjampea I.
  • Aerodramus fuciphagus perplexus: Maratua Archipelago (off e Borneo)
  • Aerodramus fuciphagus dammermani: Flores (w Lesser Sundas)
  • Aerodramus fuciphagus micans: E Lesser Sundas (Sumba, Sawu and Timor)
  • Aerodramus vestitus: Sumatra, Belitung I. and Borneo
  • Aerodramus inexpectatus: Andaman and Nicobar islands
  • Aerodramus germani amechanus: Anambas Islands (South China Sea)
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English:
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus]
French:
Salangane à nid blanc, S. des Andaman ou S. à croupion brun [incl. amechanus]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus] ( Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus])
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Edible-nest Swiftlet ( Aerodramus fuciphagus) [version 5]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus fuciphagus [version 5]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus, vestitus or germani]

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Catalan: Salangana de niu blanc
Czech: salangana ostrovní
Danish: Grågumpet Salangan
German: Weißnestsalangane
English: Edible-nest Swiftlet, Edible-nest, Gray or Andaman Grey-rumped Swiftlet [incl. amechanus]
Esperanto: Blanknesta apuseto
Spanish: Salangana Nidoblanco
Estonian: hõrkpesa-salangaan
Finnish: jaavansalangaani
French: Salangane à nid blanc, Salangane à nid blanc, S. des Andaman ou S. à croupion brun [incl. amechanus]
Hungarian: szalangána
Indonesian: Walet sarang putih
Italian: Salangana nidoedule
Japanese (romaji): jawaanatsubame
Japanese: ジャワアナツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): ジャワ穴燕
Scientific: Aerodramus [fuciphagus, inexpectatus or vestitus, incl. amechanus], Aerodramus fuciphagus, Aerodramus fuciphagus fuciphagus, Aerodramus fuciphagus germani, Aerodramus germani germani, Collocalia Germani, Hirundo Fuciphaga
Lithuanian: Tunbergo erodramas
Malay: Layang-Layang Gua
Dutch: Eetbaar-nestsalangaan
Norwegian: Reirsuppesalangan
Polish: salangana sundajska
Pinyin: zhǎowā jīn-sī-yàn
Portuguese: andorinhão-de-ninho-comestível
Russian: Салангана-водорослеед
Slovak: salangána sundská
Swedish: svalbosalangan
Thai: นกแอ่นกินรัง
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen kin-raŋ
Ukrainian: Салангана сундайська
Vietnamese: Chim Yến hông xám
Chinese: 爪哇金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 爪哇金絲燕

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