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Mascarene Swiftlet

Aerodramus francicus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Mascarene Swiftlet (Aerodramus francicus) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Mauritius and Réunion. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, caves, arable land, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Aerodramus

Scientific:
  Aerodramus francicus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.1017

Protonym:
  Hirundo francica

Avibase ID:
  C831C041C8759028

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C831C041

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554948


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus francicus: W Mascarene Islands (Mauritius and Réunion)
  • Aerodramus francicus francicus: Mauritius (Mascarene Islands, western Indian Ocean)
  • Aerodramus francicus saffordi: Réunion (Mascarene Islands, western Indian Ocean)
English:
Mascarene Swiftlet
Czech:
salangana mauricijská
German:
Mauritiussalangane
Danish:
Mascarenersalangan
Spanish:
Salangana de las Mascareñas
Finnish:
maskareeniensalangaani
French:
Salangane des Mascareignes
Icelandic:
Súpusvölungur
Italian:
Salangana delle Mascarene
Japanese:
shokuyouanatsubame
Japanese:
ショクヨウアナツバメ
Dutch:
Mauritiussalangaan
Norwegian:
Maskarenesalangan
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maskarenesalangan
Polish:
salangana maskarenska
Russian:
Маврикийская салангана
Slovak:
salangána maskarénska
Swedish:
maskarensalangan
Ukrainian:
Салангана маврикійська
Chinese:
小灰腰金丝燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Salangana de les illes Mascarenyes
Czech: Salangana mauricijská
Danish: Mascarenersalangan
German: Mauritius Salangane, Mauritiussalangane
English: Cave Swiftlet, Gray-rumped Swiftlet, Grey-rumped Swiftlet, Indian Ocean Swiftlet, Mascarene Swiftlet, Mauritius Swiftlet
English (IOC): Mascarene Swiftlet
Spanish: Rabitojo de Lomo Gris, Salangana de las Mascareñas
Spanish (Spain): Salangana de Las Mascareñas
Spanish (HBW): Mascarene Swiftlet
Estonian: maskareeni salangaan
Finnish: Joulusaarensalangaani, maskareeniensalangaani
French: Salangane à croupion gris, Salangane des Mascareignes
Hungarian: mauritiusi szalangána
Icelandic: Súpusvölungur
Italian: Salangana delle Mascarene, Salangana groppone grigio
Japanese: shokuyouanatsubame
Japanese: ショクヨウアナツバメ
Scientific: Aerodramus francica, Aerodramus francicus, Collocalia francica, Collocalia francica francica, Hirundo francica
Lithuanian: Mauricinis erodramas
Dutch: Mauritiussalangaan
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maskarenesalangan
Norwegian: Maskarenesalangan
Polish: salangana maskarenska, salangana maskareńska
Russian: Маврикийская салангана, Салангана маскаренская
Slovak: salangána maskarénska
Swedish: Maskarensalangan
Ukrainian: Салангана маврикійська
Chinese: 小灰腰金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 小灰腰金絲燕

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