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Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift

Apus [acuticauda or cooki] (= Apus acuticauda) (Jerdon, TC 1864)

The dark-rumped swift is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is found in Bhutan and Northeast India and is a vagrant to Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Apus
Scientific:
  Apus acuticauda


Original description

Citation:
  (Jerdon, TC 1864)

Reference:
   Birds India 3 ("2 pt2") p.870

Protonym:
  Cypselus acuticauda

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36723681


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D1F7661324E12C9D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D1F76613

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D1F76613


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555013

Geographic range:

  • Apus cooki: Thailand, Myanmar and Indochina; Hainan I. and Lan-yü I.
  • Apus acuticauda: Breeds ne India >Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand and Nepal
English:
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift
French:
Martinet d'Assam ou M. de Cook


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift ( Apus [acuticauda or cooki])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dark-rumped Swift ( Apus acuticauda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dark-rumped Swift ( Apus acuticauda) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Apus [pacificus, salimalii, leuconyx, acuticauda or cooki]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Falciot d'Assam
Czech: rorýs temný
Danish: Mørkgumpet Sejler
German: Glanzrückensegler
English: Dark-rumped or Cook's Swift, Dark-rumped Swift
Esperanto: Malhelpuga apuso
Spanish: Vencejo de los Khasi
Estonian: kirdeindia piiritaja (kirdeindia piirpääsuke)
Finnish: nepalinkiitäjä
French: Martinet d'Assam, Martinet d'Assam ou M. de Cook
Hungarian: fényeshátú sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone groppascura
Japanese (romaji): seguroamatsubame
Japanese: セグロアマツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 背黒雨燕
Scientific: Apus [acuticauda or cooki], Apus acuticauda, Apus acuticauda acuticauda, Apus acuticaudus, C.[ypselus] acuticauda [sic]
Lithuanian: Tamsiasturplis čiurlys
Dutch: Zwartruggierzwaluw
Norwegian: Khasiseiler
Polish: jerzyk himalajski
Pinyin: àn-bèi cì-wěi yǔ-yàn
Russian: Блестящий стриж
Slovak: dážďovník tmavochrbtý
Swedish: mörkryggig seglare
Thai: นกแอ่นท้องลาย
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen tʰóaaŋ-laay
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець гімалайський
Chinese: 暗背雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 暗背刺尾雨燕

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