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Plain Martin

Riparia paludicola (= Riparia paludicola paludicola) (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

The brown-throated martin or brown-throated sand martin is a small passerine bird in the swallow family. It was first formally described as Hirundo paludicola by French ornithologist Louis Vieillot in 1817 in his Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle. It was formerly regarded as conspecific with the grey-throated martin under the name "plain martin". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
   Riparia
Scientific:
  Riparia paludicola paludicola


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 14 p.511

Protonym:
  Hirundo paludicola

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18059485


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D285448987FF545B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D2854489

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D2854489


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562790

Geographic range:

  • Riparia paludicola paludicola: Angola to Zambia, s Tanzania and South Africa
  • Riparia paludicola mauritanica: W Morocco (Oued Oum R'bia and Oued Sous)
  • Riparia paludicola minor: Senegambia to Sudan and ne Ethiopia
  • Riparia paludicola schoensis: Highlands of Ethiopia
  • Riparia paludicola newtoni: Mts. of e Nigeria and w Cameroon (Bamenda highlands)
  • Riparia paludicola ducis: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kivu) to Uganda, Kenya and c Tanzania
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English:
Plain Martin
Catalan:
oreneta de ribera golabruna
Czech:
břehule hnědohrdlá
Danish:
Brunstrubet Digesvale
German:
Braunkehl-Uferschwalbe
Spanish:
Avión paludícola africano
Finnish:
pikkutörmäpääsky
French:
Hirondelle paludicole
Croatian:
smeđa bregunica
Hungarian:
barnatorkú partifecske
Icelandic:
Sandsvala
Italian:
Topino africano
Japanese:
アフリカショウドウツバメ
Lithuanian:
mažoji urvinė kregždė
Dutch:
Vale Oeverzwaluw
Norwegian:
brunstrupesandsvale
Polish:
brzegówka mała
Portuguese:
andorinha-dos-charcos-africana
Portuguese (Portugal):
andorinha-dos-charcos
Russian:
Малая ласточка
Slovak:
brehuľa bahenná
Serbian:
Afrička bregunica
Swedish:
brunstrupig backsvala
Ukrainian:
ластівка мала
Chinese:
非洲褐喉沙燕
Chinese (Traditional):
褐喉沙燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Plain Martin [paludicola] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Plain Martin [nominate] ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Plain Martin (African) ( Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Plain Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Brown-throated Martin ( Riparia paludicola) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Riparia [paludicola or cowani] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Oewerswael, Afrikaanse Oewerswael (Afrikaanse)
Arabic: خطاف بني الزور, خطاف بني الزور (افريقي)
Bulgarian: Кафявогърла лястовица, Кафявогърла лястовица [Група paludicola]
Catalan: oreneta de ribera golabruna
Czech: břehule hnědohrdlá, břehule hnědohrdlá [skupina paludicola]
Danish: Brunstrubet Digesvale, Brunstrubet Digesvale, Afrikansk [paludicola Gruppe]
German: Braunkehl-Uferschwalbe, Braunkehl-Uferschwalbe [paludicola-Gruppe]
Greek: Αφρικανικό Οχθοχελίδονο, Αφρικανικό Οχθοχελίδονο [paludicola ομάδα], Αφρικανικό Οχθοχελίδονο [paludicola]
English: African Plain Martin, Brown-throated Martin, Plain Martin, Plain Martin (African), Plain Martin [nominate], Plain Martin [paludicola]
English (Bangladesh): African Plain Martin (African)
English, HBW: African Plain Martin
English (IOC): Brown-throated Martin (African)
English (UAE): Brown-throated Martin (African)
English (United States): Plain Martin (African)
English (South Africa): Brown-throated Martin (African)
Esperanto: Brungorĝa bordhirundo
Spanish: Avión paludícola africano, Avión Paludícola Africano (grupo paludicola), Avión Pardo
Spanish (Spain): Avión Paludícola [paludicola Group], Avión paludícola africano (grupo paludicola)
Spanish (HBW): Plain Martin (African)
Estonian: väike-kaldapääsuke
Finnish: pikkutörmäpääsky
French: Hirondelle paludicole, Hirondelle paludicole (paludicola), Hirondelle paludicole [nominal], Hirondelle paludicole [paludicola]
Hebrew: כוכית כהת-גרון, כוכית כהת-גרון (אפריקנית)
Croatian: smeđa bregunica
Hungarian: barnatorkú partifecske
Icelandic: Sandsvala, Sandsvala [paludicola hópur]
Italian: Topino africano
Japanese (romaji): afurikashoudoutsubame (paludicola guru-pu)
Japanese: アフリカショウドウツバメ, アフリカショウドウツバメ (paludicola グループ), アフリカショウドウツバメ(paludicola グループ)
Scientific: Hirundo paludicola, Riparia paludicola, Riparia paludicola [paludicola Group], Riparia paludicola [paludicola], Riparia paludicola paludicola
Lithuanian: mažoji urvinė kregždė, Mažoji urvinė kregždė [paludicola grupė]
Latvian: mazā čurkste
Dutch: Vale Oeverzwaluw, Vale Oeverzwaluw (Afrikaanse)
Norwegian: brunstrupesandsvale, brunstrupesandsvale (paludicola gr.)
Polish: brzegówka mała, brzegówka mała [gr. paludicola]
Portuguese: andorinha-dos-charcos-africana
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinha-dos-charcos, Andorinha-dos-charcos [grupo paludicola]
Russian: Коричневогорлая береговушка [группа paludicola], Малая ласточка
Northern Sami: Uhcaderpmoš
Slovak: brehuľa bahenná, brehuľa bahenná (skup.)
Slovenian: rjavogrla breguljka, Rjavogrla breguljka [paludicola]
Serbian: Afrička bregunica, Afrička bregunica [paludicola grupa]
Swedish: brunstrupig backsvala, brunstrupig backsvala [gruppen paludicola], brunstrupig backsvala [paludicola Group]
Turkish: Esmer Kum Kırlangıcı, Esmer Kum Kırlangıcı [paludicola Grubu]
Ukrainian: ластівка мала
Chinese: 非洲褐喉沙燕
Chinese (Traditional): 褐喉沙燕

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