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Tahiti Swiftlet

Aerodramus leucophaeus (Peale, 1848)

The Tahiti Swiftlet (Aerodramus leucophaeus) is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is endemic to the Society Islands in French Polynesia, where it occurs on Tahiti and Moorea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Aerodramus

Scientific:
  Aerodramus leucophaeus

Citation:
  (Peale, 1848)

Reference:
  U.S.Expl.Exped. 8 p.178

Protonym:
  Macropteryx leucophaeus

Avibase ID:
  C5561B75DE29F401

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C5561B75

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554967

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus leucophaeus: E Society Islands (Tahiti and Moorea)
English:
Tahiti Swiftlet
Czech:
salangana tahitská
German:
Polynesiensalangane
Danish:
Tahitisalangan
Spanish:
Salangana Polinesia
Finnish:
tahitinsalangaani
French:
Salangane de la Société
Italian:
Salangana di Polinesia
Japanese:
tahichianatsubame
Japanese:
タヒチアナツバメ
Dutch:
Tahitisalangaan
Norwegian:
Tahitisalangan
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tahitisalangan
Polish:
salangana czarna
Russian:
Таитянская салангана
Slovak:
salangána čierna
Swedish:
tahitisalangan
Ukrainian:
Салангана таїтійська
Chinese:
塔岛金丝燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Salangane de la Société ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Tahitian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Tahitian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus leucophaeus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aerodramus [leucophaeus or sawtelli] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Salangana de la Polinèsia
Czech: salangana tahitská
Danish: Tahitisalangan
German: Polynesiensalangane
English: Polynesian Swiftlet, Tahiti Swiftlet, Tahitian Swiftlet
English (IOC): Tahiti Swiftlet
Spanish: Salangana Polinesia
Spanish (Spain): Salangana Polinesia
Spanish (HBW): Polynesian Swiftlet
Estonian: polüneesia salangaan
Finnish: tahitinsalangaani
French: Salangane de la Société
Hungarian: tahiti szalangána
Italian: Salangana di Polinesia, Salangana di Tahiti
Japanese: tahichianatsubame
Japanese: タヒチアナツバメ
Scientific: Aerodramus leucophaea leucophaea, Aerodramus leucophaeus, Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus, Collocalia leucophaea, Collocalia leucophaea leucophaea, Collocalia leucophaeus, Collocalia leucophaeus leucophaeus, Macropteryx leucophaeus
Lithuanian: Polinezinis erodramas
Dutch: Tahitisalangaan, Tahiti-salangaan
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tahitisalangan
Norwegian: Tahitisalangan
Polish: salangana czarna
Russian: Салангана полинезийская, Таитянская салангана
Slovak: salangána čierna
Swedish: Tahitisalangan
Tahitian: ope'a
Ukrainian: Салангана таїтійська
Chinese: 塔岛金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 波里尼西亞金絲燕

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