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Hill Swallow

Hirundo domicola Jerdon, 1841

The Hill Swallow (Hirundo domicola) is a small passerine bird in the swallow family. It breeds in southern India and Sri Lanka. It is resident apart from some local seasonal movements. This bird is associated with coasts, but is increasingly spreading to forested uplands.It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Pacific Swallow. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Hirundinidae
Genus:
  Hirundo

Scientific:
  Hirundo domicola

Citation:
  Jerdon, 1841

Reference:
  MadrasJ.Lit.Sci. 13 p.173

Protonym:
  Hirundo domicola

Avibase ID:
  8FCDB881CC801AA1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8FCDB881

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560467

Geographic range:

  • Hirundo domicola: S India and Sri Lanka
English:
Hill Swallow
Czech:
vlaštovka vrchovištní
German:
Hütteschwalbe
Danish:
Sydindisk Svale
Spanish:
Golondrina de Cabaña
French:
Hirondelle des Nilgiri
Italian:
Rondine di collina
Japanese:
indotsubame
Japanese:
インドツバメ
Dutch:
Hutzwaluw
Norwegian:
Malabarsvale
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Malabarsvale
Polish:
jaskólka indyjska
Slovak:
lastovička hôrna
Swedish:
tamilsvala
Chinese:
山燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hirondelle des Nilgiri ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Pacific Swallow (Hill) ( Hirundo tahitica domicola)
eBird version 1.53:
Pacific Swallow (Hill) ( Hirundo tahitica domicola)
eBird version 1.54:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Hirundo javanica domicola [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Hirundo javanica domicola [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Hirundo javanica domicola [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
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:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
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:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Hirundo tahitica domicola [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Hill Swallow ( Hirundo domicola) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo domicola [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundo domicola [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Hirundo [tahitica or domicola] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Czech: vlaštovka vrchovištní
Danish: Sydindisk Svale
German: Hütteschwalbe
English: Hill Swallow, House Swallow, Nilgiri House-Swallow, Pacific Swallow (Hill)
English (India): Hill Swallow (House Swallow)
English (IOC): Hill Swallow
Spanish: Golondrina de Cabaña
Spanish (Spain): Golondrina de cabaña
Spanish (HBW): Hill Swallow
Estonian: draviidi suitsupääsuke
French: Hirondelle des Nilgiri, Hirondelle indienne
Italian: Rondine di collina
Japanese: indotsubame
Japanese: インドツバメ
Scientific: Hirundo domicola, Hirundo dumicola, Hirundo javanica domicola, Hirundo tahitica domicola
Malayalam: കാനക്കത്രിക
Dutch: Hutzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Malabarsvale
Norwegian: Malabarsvale
Polish: jaskólka indyjska, jaskółka indyjska
Portuguese (Portugal): Andorinha-do-pacífico (domicola)
Slovak: lastovička hôrna
Serbian: Pacifička brdska lasta
Swedish: Tamilsvala
Chinese: 山燕
Chinese (Traditional): 嶺燕

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