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Rufous-chested Swallow

Cecropis semirufa (Sundevall, 1850)

The Red-breasted Swallow , also known as the Rufous-chested Swallow, (Cecropis semirufa) is a large swallow. It breeds in equatorial Africa, although most common in the east. It is partially migratory, following the rains beyond the breeding range in the wet season. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Cecropis

Scientific:
  Cecropis semirufa

Citation:
  (Sundevall, 1850)

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 7 p.107

Protonym:
  Hirundo semirufa

Avibase ID:
  958F4A5E90FEB8C7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/958F4A5E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916673

Geographic range:

  • Cecropis semirufa semirufa: Botswana to Malawi, Mozambique and e Cape Province
  • Cecropis semirufa gordoni: Senegambia east to southern South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda,southwestern Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania, south to northern Angola and central Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Rufous-chested Swallow
Czech:
vlaštovka rezavobřichá
German:
Rotbrustschwalbe
Danish:
Rødbrystet Svale
Spanish:
Golondrina Pechirrufa
Finnish:
punarintapääsky
French:
Hirondelle à ventre roux
Icelandic:
Ryðsvala
Italian:
Rondine pettorossiccio
Japanese:
akaharakoshiakatsubame
Japanese:
アカハラコシアカツバメ
Dutch:
Roodborstzwaluw
Norwegian:
Rustsvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rustsvale
Polish:
jaskólka rdzawobrzucha
Portuguese:
Andorinha-de-peito-ruivo
Russian:
Рыжегрудая ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička červenobruchá
Swedish:
savannsvala
Ukrainian:
Ластівка рудочерева
Chinese:
褐胸燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooiborsswael
Catalan: oreneta pit-roja
Czech: Vlaštovka rezavobrichá, vlaštovka rezavobřichá
Danish: Rødbrystet Svale
German: Rostbrust-Rötelschwalbe, Rotbauchschwalbe, Rotbrustschwalbe
English: Redbreasted Swallow, Red-breasted Swallow, Rufous chested Swallow, Rufous-breasted Swallow, Rufous-chested Swallow
English (IOC): Red-breasted Swallow
English (Kenya): Rufous-chested Swallow
English (South Africa): Red-breasted Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina de Frente Rojo, Golondrina Pechirrufa
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Pechirrufa
Spanish (HBW): Rufous-chested Swallow
Estonian: välja-roostepääsuke
Finnish: Punarintapäasky, punarintapääsky
French: Hirondelle à ventre roux, Petite Hirondelle à ventre roux
Hungarian: kucsmás fecske
Icelandic: Ryðsvala
Italian: Rondine pettorossiccio, Rondine pettorosso
Japanese: akaharakoshiakatsubame
Japanese: アカハラコシアカツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Cecropis semirufa, Cecropis semirufa semirufa, Cercropis semirufa, Hirundo semifura, Hirundo semirufa
Lithuanian: Rusvakrūtė šelmeninė kregždė
Dutch: Roodborstzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rustsvale
Norwegian: Rustsvale
Polish: jaskólka rdzawobrzucha, jaskółka rdzawobrzucha
Portuguese: Andorinha-de-peito-ruivo
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinha-de-peito-ruivo
Russian: Рыжегрудая (настоящая) ласточка, Рыжегрудая ласточка
Slovak: lastovička červenobruchá
Shona: Nyenganyenga
Sotho, Southern: Lekabelane
Swedish: Savannsvala
Swahili: Mbayuwayu Kidari-chekundu
Tswana: Pêolwane
Tsonga: Nyengha leyi kulu
Ukrainian: Ластівка рудочерева
Chinese: 褐胸燕
Chinese (Traditional): 褐胸燕

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