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Pacific Swift
Apus pacificus (Latham, 1801)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus pacificus

Citation:
  (Latham, 1801)

Reference:
  Suppl.ind.orn. p.lviii

Protonym:
  Hirundo pacifica

Avibase ID:
  E23EBEFB47EB1EB0

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E23EBEFB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178008

Geographic range:

  • Apus pacificus pacificus: Siberia to Kamchatka, n China and n Japan; winters Indonesia, Melanesia, Australia, Tasmania
  • Apus pacificus kanoi: breeds southern Japan, eastern China, Taiwan, and northern Philippines (Batan Islands); winters in southeastern Asia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pacific Swift
Czech:
  rorýs východoasijský
German:
  Pazifiksegler
Danish:
  Orient-sejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo del Pacífico
Finnish:
  aasiankiitäjä
French:
  Martinet de Sibérie
Icelandic:
  Forksvölungur
Italian:
  Rondone codaforcuta
Japanese:
  amatsubame
Japanese:
  アマツバメ
Dutch:
  Siberische Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Gaffelseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk białorzytny
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-asiático
Russian:
  Белопоясный стриж
Slovak:
  dážďovník bielochrbtý
Swedish:
  orientseglare
Chinese:
  白腰雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Pacific Swift ( Apus pacificus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Apus pacificus pacificus [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Apus pacificus pacificus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Apus [pacificus, salimalii or leuconyx] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Bengali: চেরালেজ বাতাসি
Catalan: Falciot del Pacífic
Valencian: Falcia espinosa
Czech: rorýs východoasijský
Danish: Orientsejler, Orient-sejler
German: Pazifiksegler
English: Fork-tailed swift, Large white-rumped swift, Larger white-rumped swift, Northern white-rumped swift, Pacific Swift
Spanish: Vencejo del Pacífico
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo del Pacífico
Estonian: idapiiritaja e. ida-piirpääsuke
Finnish: aasiankiitäjä
French: Martinet de Sibérie
Galician: Cirrio cafre
Hebrew: סיס צר־שת
Hungarian: keleti sarlósfecske
Indonesian: Burung Kapinis Laut, Kapinis laut
Icelandic: Forksvölungur
Italian: Rondone codaforcuta
Japanese: amatsubame, Ama-tsubame
Japanese: アマツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 雨燕
Kazakh: Ақбел сұрқарлығаш
Kazakh (Transliteration): aq-bel sur-qarlığaş
Korean: 칼새
Korean (Transliteration): kal-sae
Latin: Apus pacificus, Apus pacificus pacificus, Hirundo pacifica
Lithuanian: Rytinis čiurlys
Latvian: šķeltastes svīre
Mongolian: Алаг морин хараацай, Морин ураацай, Хондлойцагаан ураацай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠨᠳᠣᠯᠠᠢ ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠣᠷᠠᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠯᠠᠭ ᠮᠣᠷᠢᠨ ᠣᠷᠠᠴᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Морин ураацай
Mongolian (Transliteration): alag moriŋ kharaatsai, khondloi-tsag aaŋ uraatsai, moriŋ uraatsai
Malay: Burung Layang-layang Ekor Cabang, Burung Layang-layang Timur
Dutch: Siberische Gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Gaffelseiler
Polish: jerzyk białorzytny
Pinyin: bái-wěi-gēn má-yàn, bái-wěi-gēn yǔ-yàn, bái-yāo yǔ-yàn, chā-wěi yǔ-yàn, xiǎo yǔ-yàn, yě-yàn, yǔ-yàn
Portuguese: Andorinhão-asiático
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinhão-asiático
Russian: Белопоясничный стриж, Белопоясный стриж, Стриж белопоясный
Slovak: dážďovník bielochrbtý
Slovenian: daljnovzhodni hudournik
Serbian: Pacifička čiopa
Swedish: Orientseglare
Thai: นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวแถบกว้าง, นกแอ่นตะโพกขาวหางแฉก
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen tà-pʰôok-kʰăaw hăaŋ-cʰàeek
Turkish: Pasifik Ebabili, Ақбел сұрқарлығаш
Tuvinian: Ак курлуг сыйтылаа
Vietnamese: Chim Yến hông trắng, Yến hông trắng
Chinese: 白尾根雨燕, 白尾根麻燕, 白腰雨燕, 野燕, 雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 叉尾雨燕, 叉尾雨燕〔白腰雨燕〕, 白尾根雨燕, 白尾根麻燕, 白腰雨燕, 野燕, 雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 叉尾雨燕, 小雨燕, 白腰雨燕
Chinese (Taiwan): 叉尾雨燕, 小雨燕, 白腰雨燕

 

         

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