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Horus Swift

Apus horus (von Heuglin, 1869)

The Horus Swift (Apus horus) is a small bird in the swift family. It breeds in sub-Saharan Africa. It has an extensive continuous distribution from eastern and southern South Africa north to southern Zambia and central Mozambique, and has recently colonised the De Hoop Nature Reserve area of the Western Cape. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus horus

Citation:
  (von Heuglin, 1869)

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. 1 p.147

Protonym:
  Cypselus affinis var. Cypselus Horus

Avibase ID:
  FF79A533E7CD3CDF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FF79A533

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555016

Geographic range:

  • Apus horus horus: Widespread intra-African migrant south of the Sahara
  • Apus horus fuscobrunneus: SW Angola
English:
Horus Swift
Czech:
rorýs horus
German:
Horussegler
Danish:
Horussejler
Spanish:
Vencejo Horus
Finnish:
törmäkiitäjä
French:
Martinet horus
Icelandic:
Sólarsvölungur
Italian:
Rondone di Horus
Japanese:
ho-rasuamatsubame
Japanese:
ホーラスアマツバメ
Dutch:
Horusgierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Horusseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Horusseglar
Polish:
jerzyk bialogardly
Portuguese:
Andorinhão horus
Russian:
Эфиопский стриж
Slovak:
dáždovník norový
Swedish:
horusseglare
Ukrainian:
Серпокрилець ефіопський
Chinese:
白眉雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Horus or Loanda Swift ( Apus [horus or toulsoni]) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Horus or Loanda Swift ( Apus [horus or toulsoni]) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
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):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martinet horus ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
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 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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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 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 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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 2.8:
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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 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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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:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Horus Swift ( Apus horus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apus horus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Apus horus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Horuswindswael
Catalan: Falciot horus
Czech: Rorýs horus
Danish: Horussejler
German: Horussegler
English: Horus or Loanda Swift, Horus Swift
English (IOC): Horus Swift
English (Kenya): Horus Swift
Spanish: Vencejo Horus
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo Horus
Spanish (HBW): Horus Swift
Estonian: kaldapiiritaja (kalda-piirpääsuke)
Finnish: Törmäkiitäjä
French: Martinet horus, Martinet horus ou M. de Loanda
Hungarian: földi sarlósfecske
Icelandic: Sólarsvölungur
Italian: Rondone di Horus
Japanese: ho-rasuamatsubame
Japanese: ホアラスアマツバメ, ホーラスアマツバメ
Kwangali: Sisampamema
Scientific: Apus [horus or toulsoni], Apus horus, Apus horus horus, Cypselus affinis var. Cypselus Horus
Lithuanian: Etiopinis čiurlys
Dutch: Horusgierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Horusseglar
Norwegian: Horusseiler
Polish: jerzyk bialogardly, jerzyk białogardły
Portuguese: Andorinhão horus, andorinhão-das-barreiras
Russian: Стриж Горуса, Эфиопский стриж
Slovak: dáždovník norový, dážďovník norový
Serbian: Horusova čiopa
Sotho, Southern: Lehaqasi
Swedish: Horusseglare
Swahili: Teleka Koo-kijivu
Tswana: Pêolwane
Turkish: Horus Ebabili
Tsonga: Nkonjana
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець ефіопський
Chinese: 白眉雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 白眉雨燕

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