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Salim Ali's Swift

Apus salimalii Lack, 1958

The Salim Ali's Swift (Apus salimalii), is a small bird, superficially similar to a House Martin. It is, however, completely unrelated to those passerine species, since swifts are in the order Apodiformes. The resemblances between the groups are due to convergent evolution reflecting similar life styles. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus salimalii

Citation:
  Lack, 1958

Reference:
  

Protonym:
  

Avibase ID:
  E8B1998F8E266CB2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E8B1998F

Taxonomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Apus salimalii: e Tibetan plateau, w Sichuan; winter range unknown
English:
Salim Ali's Swift
Spanish:
Vencejo del Pacífico (salimali)
French:
Martinet de Salim Ali
Japanese:
sarimuariamatsubame
Japanese:
サリムアリアマツバメ
Dutch:
Salim Ali's Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Tibetseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tibetseglar
Polish:
jerzyk tybetański
Slovak:
dážďovník tibetský
Swedish:
tibetseglare
Chinese:
藏雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimali) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimali) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimali) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Apus pacificus salimali [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Apus pacificus salimalii [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Apus pacificus salimali [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Apus pacificus salimali [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Apus pacificus salimali [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Apus pacificus salimali [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
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:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
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:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
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:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Salim Ali's Swift ( Apus salimalii) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Apus [pacificus, salimalii or leuconyx] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


English: Salim Ali's Swift
English (IOC): Salim Ali's Swift
Spanish: Vencejo del Pacífico (salimali)
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo del Pacífico (salimali)
Spanish (HBW): Salim Ali's Swift
French: Martinet de Salim Ali
Japanese: sarimuariamatsubame
Japanese: サリムアリアマツバメ
Scientific: Apus pacificus salimali, Apus pacificus salimalii, Apus salimali, Apus salimalii
Dutch: Salim Ali's Gierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tibetseglar
Norwegian: Tibetseiler
Polish: jerzyk tybetański
Slovak: dážďovník tibetský
Swedish: tibetseglare
Chinese: 藏雨燕, 青藏白腰雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 阿里氏雨燕

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