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Alpine Swift
Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Apodiformes »  family Apodidae - swifts »  genus Tachymarptis

Scientific synonyms

Apus melba (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Crataerina melbae (Rondani, 1879)

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Tachymarptis melba africanus (Temminck, 1815)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba archeri (Hartert, 1928)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba bakeri (Hartert, 1928)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba marjoriae (Bradfield, 1935)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba maximus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1907)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba melba (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba nubifugus (Koelz, 1954)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba tuneti (Tschusi, 1904)
subspecies Tachymarptis melba willsi (Hartert, 1896)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Apus melba]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22686774]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97067]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22686774]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55325]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Tachymarptis melba Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [http://www.birdlife.cz/index.php?ID=2274], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Apus melba]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Apus melba]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Apus melba]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Tachymarptis melba]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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