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South African Swallow

Petrochelidon spilodera (Sundevall, 1850)

The South African Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon spilodera), also known as the South African Swallow, is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family. It is found in Botswana, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Petrochelidon

Scientific:
  Petrochelidon spilodera

Citation:
  (Sundevall, 1850)

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 7 p.108

Protonym:
  Hirundo spilodera

Avibase ID:
  7D1AE743D8097CD7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7D1AE743

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916683

Geographic range:

  • Petrochelidon spilodera: S Zimbabwe and South Africa; >lower Congo basin
English:
South African Swallow
Czech:
vlaštovka pospolitá
German:
Klippenschwalbe
Danish:
Kapklippesvale
Spanish:
Golondrina Sudafricana
Finnish:
kapinpääsky
French:
Hirondelle sud-africaine
Italian:
Rondine del Sudafrica
Japanese:
nan'asanshokutsubame
Japanese:
ナンアサンショクツバメ
Dutch:
Kaapse Klifzwaluw
Norwegian:
Fregnesvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fregnesvale
Polish:
jaskólka towarzyska
Portuguese:
Andorinha-sul-africana
Russian:
Южноафриканская горная ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička útesová
Swedish:
sydafrikansk klippsvala
Ukrainian:
Ясківка південна
Chinese:
非洲斑燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hirondelle sud-africaine ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle sud-africaine ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 1st edition:
African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 3rd edition:
African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 4th edition:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements, version 2015:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements, version 2016:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements, version 2017:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements, version 2018:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Clements, version 2019:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 1.50:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 1.52:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 1.53:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 1.54:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 1.55:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 2015:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 2016:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 2017:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 2018:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
eBird version 2019:
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
South African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
James Lee Peters:
Petrochelidon spilodera
James Lee Peters (original):
Petrochelidon spilodera
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Petrochelidon spilodera
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo spilodera
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Petrochelidon spilodera

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Familieswael
Catalan: oreneta sud-africana
Czech: vlaštovka pospolitá, Vlaštovka promenlivá
Danish: Kapklippesvale
German: Klippenschwalbe
English: African Cliff Swallow, African Cliff-Swallow, Red-throated Swallow, South African Cliff Swallow, South African Cliff-Swallow, South African Swallow
English (IOC): South African Cliff Swallow
English (Kenya): South African Cliff Swallow
English (South Africa): South African Cliff Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina de Sud África, Golondrina Sudafricana
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Sudafricana
Spanish (HBW): South African Swallow
Estonian: rohtla-kaljupääsuke
Finnish: Kapinkalliopääsky, kapinpääsky
French: Hirondelle des rochers sud-africaine, Hirondelle sud-africaine
Italian: Rondine del Sudafrica, Rondine rupestre del Sudafrica
Japanese: nanasanshokutsubame, nan'asanshokutsubame
Japanese: ナンアサンショクツバメ, ナン'アサンショクツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Hirundo spilodera, Petrochelidon spilodera
Lithuanian: Kaštoninė klifinė kregždė, Pietų Afrikos klifinė kregždė
Dutch: Kaapse Klifzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fregnesvale
Norwegian: Fregnesvale
Polish: jaskólka towarzyska, jaskółka towarzyska
Portuguese: Andorinha-sul-africana
Russian: Южноафриканская горная ласточка
Slovak: lastovička útesová
Serbian: Južnoafrička lasta
Sotho, Southern: Lefokotsane
Swedish: Sydafrikansk klippsvala
Tswana: Pêolwane
Ukrainian: Ясківка південна
Chinese: 非洲斑燕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲斑燕

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