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South African Swallow

Petrochelidon spilodera (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

The South African cliff swallow, also known as the South African swallow, is a species of bird in the family Hirundinidae native to central−western and southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
   Petrochelidon
Scientific:
  Petrochelidon spilodera


Original description

Citation:
  (Sundevall, CJ 1850)

Reference:
   Öfvers. Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akad. Förh. 7 p.108

Protonym:
  Hirundo spilodera

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/60167550#page/118/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7D1AE743D8097CD7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7D1AE743

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
Catalan:
oreneta sud-africana
Czech:
vlaštovka pospolitá
Danish:
Kapklippesvale
German:
Klippenschwalbe
Spanish:
Golondrina Sudafricana
Spanish (Spain):
Golondrina Sudafricana
Finnish:
kapinpääsky
French:
Hirondelle sud-africaine
Croatian:
pjegavogrla lastavica
Italian:
Rondine del Sudafrica
Japanese (romaji):
nan'asanshokutsubame
Japanese:
ナンアサンショクツバメ
Lithuanian:
Pietų Afrikos klifinė kregždė
Dutch:
Kaapse Klifzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fregnesvale
Norwegian:
Fregnesvale
Polish:
jaskółka towarzyska
Portuguese:
Andorinha-sul-africana
Russian:
Южноафриканская ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička útesová
Serbian:
Južnoafrička lasta
Swedish:
sydafrikansk klippsvala
Ukrainian:
Ясківка південна
Chinese:
非洲斑燕
Chinese (Traditional):
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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
South African Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
South African 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)
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
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:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
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:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Cliff Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Petrochelidon spilodera
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Petrochelidon spilodera
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
South African Swallow ( Hirundo spilodera)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon spilodera)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
South African Cliff Swallow ( Petrochelidon 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, HBW: South African Swallow
English (IOC): South African Cliff Swallow
English (Kenya): South African Cliff Swallow
English (United States): South African Swallow
English (South Africa): South African Cliff Swallow
Esperanto: Sudafrika hirundo
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
Croatian: pjegavogrla lastavica
Italian: Rondine del Sudafrica, Rondine rupestre del Sudafrica
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinha-sul-africana
Russian: Южноафриканская горная ласточка, Южноафриканская ласточка
Slovak: lastovička útesová
Serbian: Južnoafrička lasta
Sotho, Southern: Lefokotsane
Swedish: Sydafrikansk klippsvala
Tswana: Pêolwane
Turkish: Güney Afrika kırlangıcı
Ukrainian: Ясківка південна
Chinese: 非洲斑燕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲斑燕

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