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Amazonian Swift
Chaetura viridipennis Cherrie, 1916
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Chaetura

Scientific:
  Chaetura viridipennis

Citation:
  Cherrie, 1916

Reference:
  Bull.Am.Mus.Nat.Hist. 35 p.183

Protonym:
  Chaetura chapmani viridipennis

Avibase ID:
  AA8C1A968F20F787

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AA8C1A96

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693133

Geographic range:

  • Chaetura viridipennis: Tropical e Peru to e Bolivia and w Amazonian Brazil
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Amazonian Swift
German:
  Amazonassegler
Danish:
  Amazonsejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo Amazónico
Finnish:
  amazoniansilkkikiitäjä
French:
  Martinet d'Amazonie
Italian:
  Rondone amazzonico
Japanese:
  nishihaibaraharioamatsubame
Japanese:
  ニシハイバラハリオアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Amazonegierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Amazonseiler
Polish:
  kominiarczyk amazoński
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-da-amazônia
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Andorinhão-da-amazônia
Russian:
  Амазонский иглохвост
Slovak:
  srp amazonský
Swedish:
  amazonseglare
Chinese:
  亚马逊雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Martinet d'Amazonie ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Mato Grosso Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis)
James Lee Peters (original):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Chaetura chapmani viridipennis [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Amazonian Swift ( Chaetura viridipennis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chaetura viridipennis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Chaetura viridipennis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chaetura [chapmani or viridipennis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Danish: Amazonsejler
German: Amazonassegler
English: Amazonian Swift, Mato Grosso Swift
English (IOC): Mato Grosso Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Amazónico
Spanish (Colombia): Vencejo Amazónico
Spanish (Ecuador): Vencejo Amazónico
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Chapman (viridipennis)
Spanish (HBW): Amazonian Swift
Spanish (Peru): Vencejo Amazónico
Finnish: amazoniansilkkikiitäjä
French: Martinet d'Amazonie, Martinet de l'Amazone
Italian: Rondone amazzonico
Japanese: nishihaibaraharioamatsubame
Japanese: ニシハイバラハリオアマツバメ
Scientific: Chaetura chapmani viridipennis, Chaetura viridipennis
Lithuanian: Amazoninė chetura
Dutch: Amazonegierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Amazonseglar
Norwegian: Amazonseiler
Polish: kominiarczyk amazoński
Portuguese: andorinhão-da-Amazônia
Portuguese (Brazil): andorinhao-da-amazonia, Andorinhão-da-amazônia
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinhão-da-amazónia
Russian: Амазонский иглохвост
Slovak: srp amazonský
Swedish: Amazonseglare
Chinese: 亚马逊雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 亞馬遜黑胸刺尾雨燕

 

         

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