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African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis] (= Cypsiurus parvus) (Lichtenstein, MHC 1823)




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Cypsiurus
Scientific:
  Cypsiurus parvus


Original description

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC 1823)

Reference:
   Verz. Doubl. zool. Mus. K. Univ. Berlin

Protonym:
  Cypselus parvus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28229344


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7B2D31285865A41E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7B2D3128

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7B2D3128


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555001

Geographic range:

  • Cypsiurus parvus parvus: Senegambia east to South Sudan, Eritrea, and Ethiopia; also southwestern Saudi Arabia and western Yemen
  • Cypsiurus parvus brachypterus: Sierra Leone to northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, and Gulf of Guinea islands
  • Cypsiurus parvus myochrous: southern South Sudan south to northeastern South Africa
  • Cypsiurus parvus laemostigma: Coastal lowlands of s Somalia to Mozambique
  • Cypsiurus parvus hyphaenes: N Namibia and n Botswana
  • Cypsiurus parvus celer: Mozambique to Natal
  • Cypsiurus gracilis gracilis: Madagascar
  • Cypsiurus gracilis griveaudi: Comoro Islands
  • Cypsiurus balasiensis balasiensis: Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka
  • Cypsiurus balasiensis infumatus: Myanmar to Indochina, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo
  • Cypsiurus balasiensis bartelsorum: Java and Bali
  • Cypsiurus balasiensis pallidior: Philippine Islands
  • Show more...
English:
African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift
French:
Martinet des palmes, M. de Magagascar ou M. batassia


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift ( Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis])
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Cypsiurus parvus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cypsiurus parvus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cypsiurus parvus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Palmwindswael
Catalan: Falciot de palmera africà
Czech: rorýs africký
Danish: Afrikansk Palmesejler
German: Palmensegler
English: African or Asian Palm-Swift, African, Malagasy or Asian Palm-Swift, Palm Swift
Esperanto: Afrika palmapuso
Spanish: Vencejo Palmero Africano
Estonian: aafrika palmipiiritaja
Finnish: afrikanpalmukiitäjä
French: Martinet des palmes, Martinet des palmes ou M. batassia, Martinet des palmes, M. de Magagascar ou M. batassia
Hindi: Ulavara kuruvi
Hungarian: afrikai pálmasarlósfecske
Indonesian: Waletpalem
Icelandic: Pálmasvölungur
Italian: Rondone delle palme africano
Japanese (romaji): yashiamatsubame
Japanese: ヤシアマツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Cypselus parvus, Cypsiurus [parvus or balasiensis], Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis], Cypsiurus parvus, Cypsiurus parvus parvus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis palminis čiurlys
Malagasy: tsidintsidina
Malayalam: 0
Dutch: Afrikaanse Palmgierzwaluw
Norwegian: Palmeseiler
Polish: jerzyk palmowy
Portuguese: Andorinhão-de-palmeiras
Russian: Стриж африканский пальмовый
Slovak: sŕpik vidlochvostý
Slovenian: afriški palmov hudournik
Swedish: Afrikansk palmseglare
Swahili: Teleka Mkia-mrefu
Turkish: palmiye ebabili
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець пальмовий
Chinese: 棕雨燕, 非洲棕雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲棕雨燕

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