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White-tailed Swallow
Hirundo megaensis Benson, 1942
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Hirundo

Scientific:
  Hirundo megaensis

Citation:
  Benson, 1942

Reference:
  BBOC 63 p.10

Protonym:
  Hirundo megaensis

Avibase ID:
  BAAFB1BC0F31CE1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BAAFB1BC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560474


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Hirundo megaensis: Arid highlands of s Ethiopia (Sidamo Province)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-tailed Swallow
Czech:
  vlaštovka etiopská
German:
  Weißschwanzschwalbe
Danish:
  Hvidhalet Svale
Spanish:
  Golondrina Coliblanca
Finnish:
  valkopyrstöpääsky
French:
  Hirondelle à queue blanche
Italian:
  Rondine codabianca
Japanese:
  ojirotsubame
Japanese:
  オジロツバメ
Dutch:
  Witstaartzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Hvithalesvale
Polish:
  jaskólka bialosterna
Russian:
  Белохвостая ласточка
Slovak:
  lastovička bielochvostá
Swedish:
  vitstjärtad svala
Chinese:
  白尾燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: oreneta de Sidamo
Czech: Vlaštovka etiopská
Danish: Hvidhalet Svale
German: Benson-Schwalbe, Weißschwanzschwalbe
English: White tailed Swallow, White-tailed Swallow
English (IOC): White-tailed Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina Coliblanca, Golondrina de Cola Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Coliblanca
Spanish (HBW): White-tailed Swallow
Estonian: valgesaba-pääsuke
Finnish: Valkopyrstöpääsky
French: Hirondelle à queue blanche
Hungarian: fehérfarkú fecske
Italian: Rondine codabianca
Japanese: ojirotsubame
Japanese: オジロツバメ
Scientific: Hirundo magaensis, Hirundo megaensis
Lithuanian: Baltauodegė šelmeninė kregždė
Dutch: Witstaartzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvithalesvale
Norwegian: Hvithalesvale
Polish: jaskólka bialosterna, jaskółka białosterna
Russian: Белохвостая (настоящая) ласточка, Белохвостая ласточка
Slovak: lastovička bielochvostá
Swedish: vitstjärtad svala, Vitstjärtssvala
Ukrainian: Ластівка білохвоста
Chinese: 白尾燕
Chinese (Traditional): 白尾燕

 

         

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