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Square-tailed Sawwing
Psalidoprocne nitens (Cassin, 1857)
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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)
Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  zalobniczka równosterna
Portuguese:
  Andorinha-de-cauda-curta
Russian:
  Блестящая африканская ласточка
Slovak:
  lastovička tupochvostá
Swedish:
  tvärstjärtad svala
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):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Square-tailed Sawwing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
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:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Square-tailed Saw-wing ( Psalidoprocne nitens)
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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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

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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