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Blyth's Swift
Apus leuconyx (Blyth, 1845)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus leuconyx

Citation:
  (Blyth, 1845)

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 14 p.212

Protonym:
  Cypselus leuconyx

Avibase ID:
  EB2DAF39A0325C28

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EB2DAF39

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693391

Geographic range:

  • Apus leuconyx: Outer Himalayas and Assam Hills; winters in India
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Blyth's Swift
German:
  Sibirischer Segler -leuconyx
Spanish:
  Vencejo del Pacífico (leucoyx)
French:
  Martinet de Blyth
Japanese:
  buraisuamatsubame
Japanese:
  ブライスアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Blyths Gierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Shivaseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk krótkoskrzydły
Portuguese:
  Andorinhão-de-cauda-forcada
Slovak:
  dážďovník horský
Swedish:
  himalayaseglare
Chinese:
  布莱氏雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Blyth's Swift ( Apus leuconyx) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Apus pacificus leuconyx [version 2]

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

Bengali: চেরালেজ বাতাসি
German: Sibirischer Segler -leuconyx
English: Blyth's Fork-tailed Swift, Blyth's Swift, Blyth's White-rumped Swift
English (India): Blyth's Swift (Fork-tailed Swift)
English (IOC): Blyth's Swift
Spanish: Vencejo del Pacífico (leucoyx)
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo del Pacífico (leucoyx)
Spanish (HBW): Blyth's Swift
French: Martinet de Blyth
Japanese: buraisuamatsubame
Japanese: ブライスアマツバメ
Latin: Apus leuconyx, Apus pacificus leuconyx, Cypselus leuconyx
Malayalam: ഹിമാലയൻ ശരപ്പക്ഷി
Dutch: Blyths Gierzwaluw
Norwegian: Shivaseiler
Polish: jerzyk krótkoskrzydły
Portuguese: Andorinhão-de-cauda-forcada
Slovak: dážďovník horský
Swedish: himalayaseglare
Chinese: 布莱氏雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 布萊氏雨燕

 

         

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