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Square-tailed Sawwing

Psalidoprocne nitens (Cassin, 1857)

The Square-tailed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne nitens), also known as the Square-tailed Rough-winged Swallow is a species of bird in the Hirundinidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Psalidoprocne

Scientific:
  Psalidoprocne nitens

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1857)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 9 p.38

Protonym:
  Atticora nitens

Avibase ID:
  C780C19824429E30

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C780C198

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562500

Geographic range:

  • Psalidoprocne nitens nitens: S Guinea to Cameroon, Gabon, extreme w Democratic Republic of the Congo and nw Angola
  • Psalidoprocne nitens centralis: nw D.R. Congo (Tshuapa to Semliki Valley)
English:
Square-tailed Sawwing
Czech:
vlaštovka západoafrická
German:
Grünglanzschwalbe
Danish:
Rethalet Skovsvale
Spanish:
Golondrina Colicuadrada
Finnish:
pikkunokipääsky
French:
Hirondelle à queue courte
Italian:
Rondine serrata codaquadra
Japanese:
kakubikurotsubame
Japanese:
カクビクロツバメ
Dutch:
Junglekamzwaluw
Norwegian:
Korthalesagsvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Korthalesagsvale
Polish:
zalobniczka równosterna
Portuguese:
Andorinha-de-cauda-curta
Russian:
Блестящая африканская ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička tupochvostá
Swedish:
tvärstjärtad svala
Ukrainian:
Жалібничка блискуча
Chinese:
方尾锯翅燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hirondelle à queue courte ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle à queue courte ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Square-tailed Roughwing Swallow ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Square-tailed Roughwing Swallow ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [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:
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Square-tailed Roughwing Swallow ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Psalidoprocne nitens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Psalidoprocne nitens [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Psalidoprocne nitens [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psalidoprocne nitens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psalidoprocne nitens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: oreneta cuaquadrada
Czech: Vlaštovka západoafrická
Danish: Rethalet Skovsvale
German: Glanzsägeflügel, Glanzschwalbe, Grünglanzschwalbe, Grünglanz-Schwalbe
English: Square tailed Sawwing, Square-tailed Roughwing, Square-tailed Rough-wing, Square-tailed Roughwing Swallow, Square-tailed Rough-wing Swallow, Square-tailed Rough-winged Swallow, Square-tailed Sawwing, Square-tailed Saw-wing, Square-tailed Saw-wing Swallow, Square-tailed Saw-winged Swallow
English (IOC): Square-tailed Saw-wing
Spanish: Alas de Sierra de Cola Cuadrada, Golondrina Colicuadrada
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina Colicuadrada
Spanish (HBW): Square-tailed Sawwing
Estonian: kantsaba-nõgipääsuke
Finnish: Pikkukiiltopääsky, pikkunokipääsky
French: Hirondelle à queue courte, Hirondelle hérissée à queue courte
Italian: Rondine codasquadrata, Rondine serrata codaquadra
Japanese: kakubikurotsubame
Japanese: カクビクロツバメ
Scientific: Atticora nitens, Psalidoprocne nitens, Psalidoprocne nitens nitens
Lithuanian: Kampuotuodegė afrikinė kregždė
Dutch: Junglekamzwaluw, Jungle-kamzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Korthalesagsvale
Norwegian: Korthalesagsvale
Polish: zalobniczka równosterna, żałobniczka równosterna
Portuguese: Andorinha-de-cauda-curta
Russian: Блестящая африканская ласточка
Slovak: lastovicka hranatochvostá, lastovička tupochvostá
Swedish: Tvärstjärtad kamvingesvala, tvärstjärtad svala
Ukrainian: Жалібничка блискуча
Chinese: 方尾锯翅燕
Chinese (Traditional): 方尾凹翅燕

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