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Asian Palm-Swift

Cypsiurus balasiensis (Gray, JE, 1829)

The Asian Palm Swift (Cypsiurus balasiensis) is a small swift. It is very similar to the African Palm Swift, Cypsiurus parvus, and was formerly considered to be the same species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Cypsiurus

Scientific:
  Cypsiurus balasiensis

Citation:
  (Gray, JE, 1829)

Reference:
  Anim.Kingd.[Griffith] 7 p.60

Protonym:
  Cypselus Balasiensis

Avibase ID:
  83C40F897AF9D6BC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/83C40F89

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555002

Geographic range:

  • 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
English:
Asian Palm-Swift
Czech:
rorýs palmový
German:
Bengalensegler
Danish:
Asiatisk Palmesejler
Spanish:
Vencejo Palmero Asiático
Finnish:
aasianpalmukiitäjä
French:
Martinet batassia
Italian:
Rondone delle palme asiatico
Japanese:
ajiayashiamatsubame
Japanese:
アジアヤシアマツバメ
Dutch:
Aziatische Palmgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Asiapalmeseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asiapalmeseglar
Polish:
jerzyk jaskólczy
Russian:
Индийский пальмовый стриж
Slovak:
sŕpik palmový
Swedish:
asiatisk palmseglare
Ukrainian:
Серпокрилець південноазійський
Chinese:
棕雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cypsiurus [parvus, gracilis or balasiensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bengali: এশীয় তালবাতাসি
Catalan: Falciot de palmera asiàtic
Czech: Rorýs palmový
Danish: Asiatisk Palmesejler
German: Batassiasegler, Bengalen Segler, Bengalensegler
English: Asian Palm Swift, Asian Palm-Swift, Palm swift
English (IOC): Asian Palm Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Asiático, Vencejo Palmero Asiático
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo Palmero Asiático
Spanish (HBW): Asian Palm-Swift
Estonian: aasia palmipiiritaja
Finnish: Aasianpalmukiitäjä
French: Martinet batassia, Martinet des palmes
Hungarian: ázsiai pálmasarlósfecske
Indonesian: Burung kendali, Burung Walet-palem Asia, Waletpalem Asia, Walet-palem asia
Italian: Rondone delle palme asiatico
Japanese: ajia yashi hari-o ama-tsubame, ajiayashiamatsubame, ajiayashiharioamatsubame, yashi ama-tsubame
Japanese: アジアヤシアマツバメ, アジアヤシハリオアマツバメ, アヂアヤシアマツバメ, ヤシアマツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): アジア椰子針尾雨燕, 椰子雨燕
Scientific: Cypselus Balasiensis, Cypsiurus balasiensis, Cypsiurus balasiensis balasiensis, Cypsiurus batasiensis
Lithuanian: Azijinis palminis čiurlys
Malayalam: പനങ്കൂളൻ
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Asia, Burung Layang-layang Lontar, Burung Layang-layang Palma, Layang-Layang Palma
Dutch: Aziatische Palmgierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asiapalmeseglar
Norwegian: Asiapalmeseiler
Polish: jerzyk jaskólczy, jerzyk jaskółczy
Pinyin: zōng yǔ-yàn
Russian: Индийский пальмовый стриж, Стриж азиатский пальмовый
Slovak: dažďovník palmový, sŕpik palmový
Serbian: Azijska palmina čiopa
Swedish: Asiatisk palmseglare
Tamil: Panai Uzhavaran
Thai: นกแอ่นตาล
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen taan
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець південноазійський
Vietnamese: Chim Yến cọ, Yến cọ
Chinese: 棕雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 亞洲棕雨燕, 棕雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 棕雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan): 棕雨燕

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