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Cinnamon-throated Swallow

Petrochelidon fulva (Vieillot, LJP 1808)

The cave swallow is a medium-sized, squarish tailed swallow belonging to the same genus as the more familiar and widespread cliff swallow of North America. The cave swallow, also native to the Americas, nests and roosts primarily in caves and sinkholes. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1808)

Reference:
   Hist. Nat. Ois. Amér. Septentr. 1(1807) p.62 pl.32

Protonym:
  Hirundo fulva

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47004175


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  816EF1CEA66621FA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-816EF1CE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/816EF1CE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178460

Geographic range:

  • Petrochelidon fulva fulva: Hispaniola and Gonâve I.
  • Petrochelidon fulva citata: S Mexico (n Yucatán Peninsula and interior valley of Chiapas)
  • Petrochelidon fulva cavicola: Cuba and Isle of Pines
  • Petrochelidon fulva poeciloma: Jamaica
  • Petrochelidon fulva puertoricensis: Puerto Rico
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English:
Cinnamon-throated Swallow
Catalan:
oreneta de cova
Danish:
Grottesvale
Finnish:
luolapääsky
French:
Hirondelle à front brun
Hungarian:
barlangi fecske
Italian:
Rondine fulva
Japanese (romaji):
sesujitsubame
Lithuanian:
Rudoji klifinė kregždė
Ukrainian:
Ясківка печерна
Chinese:
穴崖燕
Chinese (Traditional):
黃石燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Petrochelidon fulva fulva
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Cave Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Cinnamon-throated Swallow ( Petrochelidon fulva) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Cave Swallow (Caribbean) ( Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group]) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Petrochelidon fulva

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Petrochelidon [fulva or pallida] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: oreneta de cova
Czech: vlaštovka jeskynní, vlaštovka jeskynní [skupina fulva]
Danish: Grottesvale
German: Höhlenschwalbe, Höhlenschwalbe [fulva-Gruppe]
English: Cave Swallow, Cave Swallow (Caribbean), Cinnamon-throated Swallow, Fulvous Swallow
English, HBW: Cave Swallow (Caribbean)
English (IOC): Cave Swallow (Caribbean)
English (United States): Cave Swallow (Caribbean)
Esperanto: Kavhirundo
Spanish: Golondrina de Cuevas, Golondrina Pueblera, Golondrina Pueblera (grupo fulva)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Golondrina Cavernícola, Golondrina Cavernícola (grupo fulva), Golondrina Cavernícola [grupo fulva]
Spanish (Cuba): Golondrina de Cuevas, Golondrina de cuevas [grupo fulva]
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Golondrina de Cuevas
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Pueblera, Golondrina pueblera (grupo fulva), Golondrina Pueblera [fulva Group]
Spanish (HBW): Cave Swallow (Caribbean)
Spanish (Mexico): golondrina pueblera, Golondrina Pueblera (grupo fulva)
Spanish (Panama): Golondrina de Cuevas, Golondrina de Cuevas (grupo fulva)
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Golondrina de Cuevas
Spanish (Venezuela): Golondrina de las Cavernas
Estonian: koopapääsuke
Finnish: luolapääsky
French: Hirondelle à front brun, Hirondelle à front brun (Caraïbes), Hirondelle à front brun [fulva]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Hirondelle
Haitian Creole French: Irondèl Falèz
Hungarian: barlangi fecske
Icelandic: Hellasvala [fulva hópur]
Italian: Rondine fulva
Japanese (romaji): sesujitsubame, sesujitsubame (fulva guru-pu)
Japanese: セスジツバメ, セスジツバメ (fulva グループ), セスジツバメ(fulva グループ)
Kara-Kalpak: шиңгир қарлығашы
Scientific: Hirundo fulva, Hirundo fulva fulva, Petrochelidon fulva, Petrochelidon fulva [fulva Group], Petrochelidon fulva fulva
Lithuanian: Rudoji klifinė kregždė
Latvian: alu bezdelīga
Dutch: Holenzwaluw (fulva groep), Holezwaluw
Norwegian: Grottesvale, grottesvale (fulva gr.)
Polish: jaskólka jaskiniowa, jaskółka jaskiniowa, jaskółka jaskiniowa [gr. fulva]
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinha-das-cavernas [grupo fulva]
Russian: Пещерная горная ласточка, Пещерная ласточка [группа fulva]
Slovak: lastovička karibská, lastovička karibská (skup.)
Serbian: Američka pećinska lasta, Američka pećinska lasta [fulva grupa]
Swedish: Grottsvala, grottsvala [fulva Group], grottsvala [gruppen fulva], Västindisk grottsvala
Turkish: Mağara kırlangıcı [fulva grubu]
Ukrainian: Ясківка печерна
Chinese: 穴崖燕
Chinese (Traditional): 黃石燕

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