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African or Fernando Po Swift

Apus [barbatus or sladeniae] (= Apus barbatus) (Sclater, PL, 1866)




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus barbatus

Citation:
  (Sclater, PL, 1866)

Reference:
  PZS(1865) Pt3 p.599

Protonym:
  Cypselus barbatus

Avibase ID:
  DEE4829A06C57F8D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DEE4829A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555009

Geographic range:

  • Apus barbatus barbatus: South Africa
  • Apus barbatus glanvillei: Known from two specimens from Sierra Leone (Rokupr)
  • Apus barbatus serlei: W Cameroon (Bamenda Plateau)
  • Apus barbatus roehli: eastern Ethiopia to northeastern Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo; northeastern Angola
  • Apus barbatus oreobates: Zimbabwe and Mozambique (Mt. Gorongoza)
  • Apus barbatus hollidayi: Victoria Falls area on Zambia/Zimbabwe border
  • Apus sladeniae: Locally in se Nigeria, w Cameroon, Bioko I. and w Angola
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English:
African or Fernando Po Swift
Czech:
rorýs kapský
German:
Kapsegler
Danish:
Afrikansk Sort Sejler
Spanish:
Vencejo de El Cabo
Finnish:
afrikantervakiitäjä
French:
Martinet du Cap ou M. de Fernando Po
Italian:
Rondone africano
Japanese:
minamikuroamatsubame
Japanese:
ミナミクロアマツバメ
Dutch:
Kaapse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Negerseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bekseglar
Polish:
jerzyk afrykanski
Portuguese:
Andorinhão petro africano
Russian:
Капский стриж
Slovak:
dážďovník tmavoprsý
Swedish:
afrikansk svartseglare
Ukrainian:
Серпокрилець капський
Chinese:
非洲黑雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Fernando Po Swift ( Apus [barbatus or sladeniae])
Clements 4th edition:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Apus apus barbatus [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Apus apus barbatus [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
African Swift ( Apus barbatus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Apus [barbatus, sladeniae or balstoni]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartwindswael
Catalan: Falciot del Cap
Czech: rorýs kapský
Danish: Afrikansk Sort Sejler
German: Kapsegler
English: African or Fernando Po Swift, African Swift
English (IOC): Fernando Po/African Black Swift
English (Kenya): African Black Swift
English (South Africa): African Black Swift
Spanish: Vencejo de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo del Cabo
Spanish (HBW): African Swift
Estonian: madagaskari piiritaja (madagaskari piirpääsuke)
Finnish: afrikantervakiitäjä
French: Martinet du Cap, Martinet du Cap ou M. de Fernando Po
Hungarian: fokföldi sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone africano
Japanese: minamikuroamatsubame
Japanese: ミナミクロアマツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Apus [barbatus or sladeniae], Apus apus barbatus, Apus barbatus, Apus barbatus barbatus, Cypselus barbatus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis čiurlys
Malagasy: Fangalamoty
Dutch: Kaapse Gierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bekseglar
Norwegian: bekseiler, Negerseiler
Polish: jerzyk afrykanski
Portuguese: Andorinhão petro africano
Russian: Капский стриж
Slovak: dážďovník tmavoprsý
Sotho, Southern: Lehaqasi
Swedish: afrikansk svartseglare, biokoseglare/afrikansk svartseglare
Swahili: Teleka Mweusi
Tswana: Pêolwane
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець капський
Xhosa: Ihlabankomo
Chinese: 非洲黑雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲黑雨燕
Zulu: iHlabankomo

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