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Grey Swiftlet

Aerodramus amelis (Oberholser, HC 1906)

The Ameline swiftlet, also known as the grey swiftlet, is usually considered a subspecies of the uniform swiftlet, although some taxonomists consider it a distinct species. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Despite some fears around conservation, the species remains a Least-concern species. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Aerodramus
Scientific:
  Aerodramus amelis


Original description

Citation:
  (Oberholser, HC 1906)

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 58 p.180,193

Protonym:
  Collocalia unicolor amelis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6390749


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F45CE25452B1391E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F45CE254

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F45CE254


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693266

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus amelis: Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Cebu, Bohol and Mindanao)
English:
Grey Swiftlet
Czech:
salangana luzonská
Danish:
Grå Salangan
German:
Grausalangane
Spanish:
Rabitojo de Mindano
Finnish:
filippiiniensalangaani
French:
Salangane grise
Italian:
Salangana delle Filippine
Japanese (romaji):
jawaanatsubame
Japanese:
ジャワアナツバメ
Dutch:
Filippijnse Salangaan
Polish:
salangana szara
Russian:
Салангана серая
Slovak:
salangána sivobruchá
Swedish:
gråsalangan
Chinese:
阿美林金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional):
阿姆利納金絲燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Salangane grise ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2022:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2015:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2018:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Clements, version 2019:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Aerodramus amelis amelis
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ameline Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Collocalia inexpectata amelis [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Collocalia inexpectata amelis [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey Swiftlet ( Collocalia amelis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Grey Swiftlet ( Aerodramus amelis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Aerodramus amelis amelis [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis [version 5]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aerodramus [vanikorensis or amelis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Czech: Salangana luzonská
Danish: Grå Salangan
German: Grausalangane
English: Ameline Swiftlet, Gray Swiftlet, Grey Swiftlet, Mindano Swiftlet, Philippine Swiftlet
Spanish: Rabitojo de Mindano, Salangana de Mindanao
Estonian: filipiini pruunsalangaan
Finnish: Filippiiniensalangaani
French: Salangane de Vanikoro (grise), Salangane grise
Italian: Salangana delle Filippine, Salangana grigia
Japanese (romaji): jawaanatsubame
Japanese: ジャワアナツバメ, ハイイロアナツバメ
Scientific: Aerodramus amelis, Aerodramus amelis amelis, Aerodramus vanikorensis amelis, Collocalia amelis, Collocalia inexpectata amelis, Collocalia unicolor amelis, Collocalia vanicorensis amelis, Collocalia vanikorensis amelis, Hirundo vanikorensis amelis
Dutch: Filippijnse Salangaan
Polish: salangana szara
Russian: Салангана серая, Серая салангана
Slovak: salangána sivobruchá
Swedish: gråsalangan
Chinese: 阿美林金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 阿姆利納金絲燕

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