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Seychelles Swiftlet

Aerodramus elaphrus (Oberholser, HC 1906)

The Seychelles swiftlet is a small bird of the swift family. It is found only in the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Oberholser, HC 1906)

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 58 p.180,188

Protonym:
  Collocalia fuciphaga elaphra

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C983661FDD6AAE45

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C983661F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C983661F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554947


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus elaphrus: Seychelles (Mahé, Praslin and La Digue)
English:
Seychelles Swiftlet
Catalan:
Salangana de les Seychelles
Czech:
salangana seychelská
Danish:
Seychellersalangan
German:
Seychellensalangane
Spanish:
Salangana de Las Seychelles
Spanish (Spain):
Salangana de las Seychelles
Finnish:
seychelliensalangaani
French:
Salangane des Seychelles
Croatian:
sejšelska čiopica
Hungarian:
seychelle-szigeteki szalangána
Italian:
Salangana delle Seychelles
Japanese (romaji):
se-sheruanatsubame
Japanese:
セーシェルアナツバメ
Lithuanian:
Seišelinis erodramas
Dutch:
Seychellensalangaan
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Seychellsalangan
Norwegian:
Seychellsalangan
Polish:
salangana seszelska
Portuguese:
salangana-das-seicheles
Russian:
Сейшельская салангана
Slovak:
salangána seychelská
Serbian:
Sejšelska čiopica
Swedish:
seychellsalangan
Ukrainian:
Салангана сейшельська
Chinese:
塞舌尔金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional):
塞席爾金絲燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Salangane des Seychelles ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Salangane des Seychelles ( Aerodramus elaphra) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Seychelles Cave Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphra) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Seychelles Cave Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphra) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphra) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Collocalia elaphra [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Collocalia francica elaphra [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Collocalia francica elaphra [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Collocalia elaphra) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Seychelles Swiftlet ( Aerodramus elaphrus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus elaphrus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Aerodramus elaphrus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Salangana de les Seychelles
Czech: Salangana seychelská
Danish: Seychellersalangan
German: Seychellen Salangane, Seychellensalangane
English: Seychelles Cave Swiftlet, Seychelles Swiftlet
English, HBW: Seychelles Swiftlet
English (IOC): Seychelles Swiftlet
English (United States): Seychelles Swiftlet
Esperanto: Sejŝela apuseto
Spanish: Rabitojo Cavernícola, Salangana de Las Seychelles, Salangana de Seychelles
Spanish (Spain): Salangana de las Seychelles, Salangana de Seychelles
Spanish (HBW): Seychelles Swiftlet
Estonian: seišelli salangaan
Finnish: Seychelliensalangaani
French: Salangane des Seychelles
Croatian: sejšelska čiopica
Hungarian: seychelle-szigeteki szalangána
Italian: Salangana delle Seychelles, Salangana di grotta delle Seychelles
Japanese (romaji): seisheruanatsubame, se-sheruanatsubame
Japanese: セイシェルアナツバメ, セーシェルアナツバメ
Scientific: Aerodramus elaphra, Aerodramus elaphrus, Aerodramus elephra, Collocalia elaphra, Collocalia francica elaphra, Collocalia fuciphaga elaphra
Lithuanian: Seišelinis erodramas
Dutch: Seychellensalangaan
Norwegian Nynorsk: Seychellsalangan
Norwegian: Seychellsalangan
Polish: salangana seszelska
Portuguese: salangana-das-seicheles
Portuguese (Portugal): andorinhão-das-seicheles
Russian: Салангана сейшельская, Сейшельская салангана
Slovak: salangána seychelská
Serbian: Sejšelska čiopica
Swedish: Seychellsalangan
Turkish: Seyşeller yelyutanı
Ukrainian: Салангана сейшельська
Chinese: 塞舌尔金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 塞席爾金絲燕

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