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Fork-tailed Palm-Swift

Tachornis squamata (Cassin, 1853)

The Neotropical Palm Swift or Fork-tailed Palm Swift (Tachornis squamata) is a resident breeding bird from Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Trinidad south to northeastern Peru and Brazil. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Tachornis

Scientific:
  Tachornis squamata

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1853)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 6 p.369

Protonym:
  Cypselus squamatus

Avibase ID:
  F0D08AFF601DAA17

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F0D08AFF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554998

Geographic range:

  • Tachornis squamata squamata: Trinidad and the Guianas to Amazonian and e Brazil
  • Tachornis squamata semota: E Colombia to s Venezuela, e Ecuador, ne Peru and nw Brazil
English:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift
Czech:
rorýs vidloocasý
German:
Gabelschwanzsegler
Danish:
Kløfthalet Palmesejler
Spanish:
Vencejillo Tijereta
Finnish:
pussikiitäjä
French:
Martinet claudia
Italian:
Rondone delle palme codaforcuta
Japanese:
onagayashiamatsubame
Japanese:
オナガヤシアマツバメ
Dutch:
Braziliaanse Palmgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Moricheseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Moricheseglar
Polish:
widlogonczyk luskowany
Portuguese:
Andorinhão-do-buriti
Portuguese (Brazil):
Tesourinha
Russian:
Вилохвостый карликовый стриж
Slovak:
dážďovník nožnicochvostý
Swedish:
gaffelstjärtad palmseglare
Ukrainian:
Серпокрилець-крихітка неотропічний
Chinese:
叉尾棕雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martinet claudia ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martinet claudia ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Fork-tailed Palm-swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Neotropical Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fork-tailed Palm Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Reinarda squamata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Reinarda squamata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Reinarda squamata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift ( Tachornis squamata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tachornis squamata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tachornis squamata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Falciot de palmera gros
Czech: Rorýs vidloocasý
Danish: Kløfthalet Palmesejler
German: Claudiasegler, Gabelschwantzsegler, Gabelschwanzsegler, Gabelschwanz-Segler
English: Fork tailed Palm Swift, Fork-tailed Palm Swift, Fork-tailed Palm-Swift, Fork-tailed Swift, Neotropical Palm Swift, Neotropical Palm-Swift
English (IOC): Neotropical Palm Swift
Spanish: Vencejillo Tijereta, Vencejo Palmero, Vencejo Tijereta, Vencejo Tijereta de las Palmas
Spanish (Argentine): Vencejo tijereta
Spanish (Colombia): Vencejo Palmero
Spanish (Ecuador): Vencejo de Morete
Spanish (Spain): Vencejillo Tijereta
Spanish (HBW): Fork-tailed Palm-Swift
Spanish (Peru): Vencejo Tijereta de Palmeras
Spanish (Venezuela): Vencejo Tijereta
Estonian: ameerika palmipiiritaja
Finnish: Pussikiitäjä
French: Martinet claudia
Hungarian: villásfarkú sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone delle palme codaforcuta
Japanese: onagayashiamatsubame
Japanese: オナガヤシアマツバメ
Scientific: Cypselus squamatus, Reinarda squamata, Tachornis squamata, Tachornis squamata squamata
Lithuanian: Skeltauodegis čiurlelis
Dutch: Braziliaanse Palmgierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Moricheseglar
Norwegian: Moricheseiler
Polish: widlogonczyk luskowany, widłogończyk łuskowany
Portuguese: Andorinhão-do-buriti, poruti, taperá-de-colar-branco, taperá-do-buriti, taperá-rabo-tesoura, tesourinha
Portuguese (Brazil): andorinhao-do-buriti, andorinhão-do-buriti, poruti, taperá-de-colar-branco, taperá-do-buriti, taperá-rabo-tesoura, Tesourinha
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinhão-tesourinha
Russian: Вилохвостый карликовый стриж, Стриж вилохвостый пальмовый
Slovak: dážďovník nožnicochvostý
Serbian: Račvorepa palmina čiopa
Swedish: Gaffelstjärtad dvärgseglare, gaffelstjärtad palmseglare
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець-крихітка неотропічний
Chinese: 叉尾棕雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 叉尾棕雨燕

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