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Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift
Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki] (= Apus pacificus) (Latham, 1801)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus pacificus

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.lviii

Protonym:
  Hirundo pacifica

Avibase ID:
  68E950E5CA07E621

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/68E950E5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178008

Geographic range:

  • Apus pacificus pacificus: Siberia to Kamchatka, n China and n Japan; winters Indonesia, Melanesia, Australia, Tasmania
  • Apus pacificus kanoi: breeds southern Japan, eastern China, Taiwan, and northern Philippines (Batan Islands); winters in southeastern Asia
  • Apus salimalii: e Tibetan plateau, w Sichuan; winter range unknown
  • Apus leuconyx: Outer Himalayas and Assam Hills; winters in India
  • Apus cooki: Thailand, Myanmar and Indochina; Hainan I. and Lan-yü I.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift
Czech:
  rorýs východoasijský
German:
  Pazifiksegler
Danish:
  Orientsejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo del Pacífico
Finnish:
  aasiankiitäjä
French:
  Martinet de Sibérie, M. de Salim Ali, M. de Blyth ou M. de Cook
Icelandic:
  Forksvölungur
Italian:
  Rondone codaforcuta
Japanese:
  amatsubame
Japanese:
  アマツバメ
Dutch:
  Siberische Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Gaffelseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk bialorzytny
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-de-cauda-forcada
Russian:
  Домовой стриж
Slovak:
  dážďovník bielochrbtý
Swedish:
  Orientseglare
Chinese:
  白腰雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   White-rumped Swift ( Micropus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Micropus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Micropus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Micropus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Micropus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   White-rumped Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift ( Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martinet de Sibérie ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Martinet de Sibérie ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 1st edition:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 1.54:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 1.55:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 2015:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 2016:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 2017:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
eBird version 2018:
   fork-tailed swift sp. ( Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
James Lee Peters:
    Apus pacificus [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Apus pacificus [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Apus pacificus [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Fork-tailed Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus pacificus [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus pacificus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, acuticauda or cooki]

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Other synonyms

Bengali: চেরালেজ বাতাসি
Catalan: Falcia espinosa, Falciot del Pacífic
Valencian: Falcia espinosa
Czech: Rorýs pacifický, rorýs východoasijský
Danish: Orientsejler
German: Pazifiksegler, Sibirischer Segler
English: Asian White-rumped Swift, Australian Swift, Fork-tailed or Pacific Swift, Fork-tailed Swift, fork-tailed swift sp., Large White-rumped Swift, Larger white-rumped swift, Migrant Swift, New Holland Swallow, Northern White-rumped Swift, Pacific Swift, Pacific, Salim Ali's, Blyth's or Cook's Swift, Rainbird, Rain-brother, Siberian White-rumped Swift, White-belted Swift, White-rumped Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Asiático, Vencejo del Pacifico, Vencejo del Pacífico, Vencejo Tijereta
Spanish (Spain): Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki
Estonian: idapiiritaja (ida-piirpääsuke)
Finnish: aasiankiitäjä, Pääskykiitäjä
French: Martinet à queue fourchu, Martinet à queue fourchue, Martinet de Sibérie, Martinet de Sibérie, M. de Salim Ali, M. de Blyth ou M. de Cook, Martinet du Pacifique
Galician: Cirrio cafre
Hebrew: סיס צר־שת
Hungarian: Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki, keleti sarlósfecske
Indonesian: Burung Kapinis Laut, Kapinis Laut
Icelandic: Forksvölungur
Italian: Rondone codaforcuta
Japanese: Amatsu bame, amatsubame, ama-tsubame, amatsubameshoushu, amatsubame上種
Japanese: アマツバメ, アマツバメ上種
Japanese (Kanji): 雨燕
Kazakh: Ақбел сұрқарлығаш
Kazakh (Transliteration): aq-bel sur-qarlığaş
Korean: 칼새
Korean (Transliteration): kal-sae
Latin: Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, cooki], Apus pacificus, Apus pacificus pacificus, Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki, Hirundo pacifica, Micropus pacificus
Lithuanian: Skeltauodegis čiurlys
Mongolian: Алаг морин хараацай, Морин ураацай, Хондлойцагаан ураацай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠨᠳᠣᠯᠠᠢ ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠣᠷᠠᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠯᠠᠭ ᠮᠣᠷᠢᠨ ᠣᠷᠠᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Морин ураацай
Mongolian (Transliteration): alag moriŋ kharaatsai, khondloi-tsag aaŋ uraatsai, moriŋ uraatsai
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Ekor Cabang, Burung Layang-layang Timur, Layang-Layang Ekor Cabang
Dutch: Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki, Siberische Gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki, Gaffelseiler
Polish: jerzyk bialorzytny, jerzyk białorzytny
Pinyin: bái-wěi-gēn má-yàn, bái-wěi-gēn yǔ-yàn, bái-yāo yǔ-yàn, chā-wěi yǔ-yàn, xiǎo yǔ-yàn, yě-yàn, yǔ-yàn
Portuguese: Andorinhão-de-cauda-forcada
Russian: Belopoyasnichny Strizh, Белопоясничный стриж, белопоясный, Белопоясный стриж, Домовой стриж, Стриж белопоясный, Стриж черный
Slovak: dážďovník bielochrbtý
Slovenian: daljnovzhodni hudournik
Swedish: Apus pacificus/salimalii/leuconyx/cooki, Orientseglare
Thai: นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวแถบกว้าง, นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวหางแฉก, นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวหางแฉก ไม่ทราบชนิด
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen tà-pʰôok-kʰăaw hăaŋ-cʰàeek
Turkish: Pasifik Ebabili, Ақбел сұрқарлығаш
Tuvinian: Ак курлуг сыйтылаа
Vietnamese: Chim Yến hông trắng, Yến hông trắng, Yến hông trắng cốc ki
Chinese: [bai-yao yu-yan], 叉尾雨燕, 白尾根雨燕, 白尾根麻燕, 白腰雨燕, 白腰雨燕/青藏白腰雨燕/布莱氏雨燕/印支白腰雨燕, 野燕, 雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 白尾根雨燕, 白尾根麻燕, 白腰雨燕, 野燕, 雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 叉尾雨燕, 小雨燕, 白腰雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan): [bai-yao yu-yan], 叉尾雨燕, 小雨燕, 白腰雨燕

 

         

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