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Red-chested Swallow

Hirundo lucida Hartlaub, 1858

The Red-chested Swallow (Hirundo lucida) is a small non-migratory passerine bird found in Africa, specifically West Africa, the Congo basin and Ethiopia. It has a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Hirundo

Scientific:
  Hirundo lucida

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1858

Reference:
  J.Orn. 6 p.42

Protonym:
  Hirundo lucida

Avibase ID:
  F401ECCF09937442

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F401ECCF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560473

Geographic range:

  • Hirundo lucida lucida: Sahel and Senegal to Ghana, Togo and extreme w Nigeria
  • Hirundo lucida rothschildi: C and sw Ethiopia
  • Hirundo lucida subalaris: E Democratic Republic of the Congo (lower and upper valley of the Congo River) and n Gabon
English:
Red-chested Swallow
Czech:
vlaštovka lesklá
German:
Singschwalbe
Danish:
Rødhalset Svale
Spanish:
Golondrina de Guinea
Finnish:
guineanhaarapääsky
French:
Hirondelle de Guinée
Italian:
Rondine pettorosso
Japanese:
afurikatsubame
Japanese:
アフリカツバメ
Dutch:
Roodkeelzwaluw
Norwegian:
Guineasvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Guineasvale
Polish:
jaskólka rdzawogardla
Portuguese:
Andorinha-da-guiné
Russian:
Певчая ласточка
Slovak:
lastovička hrdzavohrdlá
Swedish:
guineasvala
Ukrainian:
Ластівка червоновола
Chinese:
赤胸燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hirondelle de Guinée ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle de Guinée ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-chested Swallow ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Hirundo lucida [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Hirundo lucida [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Hirundo lucida [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-chested Swallow ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-chested Swallow ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-chested Swallow ( Hirundo lucida) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo lucida [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo lucida [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: oreneta de Guinea
Czech: Vlaštovka lesklá
Danish: Rødhalset Svale
German: Singschwalbe
English: African Barn Swallow, African Barn-Swallow, Gambian Barn-Swallow, Gambian Swallow, Red chested Swallow, Red-chested Swallow
English (IOC): Red-chested Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina de Guinea, Golondrina de Pecho Rojo, Golondrina guineana
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina de Guinea
Spanish (HBW): Red-chested Swallow
Estonian: aafrika suitsupääsuke
Finnish: Guineanhaarapääsky
French: Hirondelle à gorge rousse, Hirondelle à poitrine rousse, Hirondelle de Guinée
Italian: Rondine lucente, Rondine pettorosso
Japanese: afurikatsubame
Japanese: アフリカツバメ
Scientific: Hirundo lucida, Hirundo lucida lucida
Lithuanian: Rausvakrūtė šelmeninė kregždė
Dutch: Roodkeelzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Guineasvale
Norwegian: Guineasvale
Polish: jaskólka rdzawogardla, jaskółka rdzawogardła
Portuguese: Andorinha-da-guiné
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinha-da-guiné
Russian: Певчая (настоящая) ласточка, Певчая ласточка
Slovak: lastovička hrdzavohrdlá
Swedish: Guineasvala
Ukrainian: Ластівка червоновола
Chinese: 赤胸燕
Chinese (Traditional): 赤胸燕

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