Gray-rumped Swiftlet / Collocalia marginata

Gray-rumped Swiftlet / Collocalia marginata

Gray-rumped Swiftlet

SCI Name:  Collocalia marginata
Protonym:  Collocalia marginata AttiR.Accad.Sci.Torino 17 p.448
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Apodidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gyrswi5
Type Locality:  Cebu.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1882
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

COLLOCALIA
(Apodidae; Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta) Gr. κολλα kolla  glue; καλια kalia  nest; the nests of cave swiftlets are made from a cement formed in the salivary glands of breeding birds, and form the base of the Chinese delicacy birds-nest soup.  However, the hard, fibrous nests of the Glossy Swiftlet are considered useless for culinary purposes; "COLLOCALIA, n.  Hirundo, L.  C. esculenta, (L.) n. Briss., II. t. 46. f. 2. A." (G. Gray 1840); "Collocalia G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 8.  Type, by original designation, Hirundo esculenta Linné." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 220). 
Var. CollicaliaColocalia.
Synon. Salangana.

marginata / marginatum / marginatus
L. marginatus  bordered, edged  < marginare  to emarginate  < margo, marginis  border, edge.
● “of the edge, in this case, the seashore” (Hockey et al. 2005) (Charadrius).
● ex “Perruche de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Varied-wing Parrot” of Latham 1781 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex “Upupa marginata” of W. Peters MS (Upupa).
● ex “Columba macroura. Long-tail’d Dove” of Edwards 1751 (syn. Zenaida macroura).

SUBSPECIES

Gray-rumped Swiftlet (septentrionalis)
SCI Name: Collocalia marginata septentrionalis
septentrionale / septentrionales / septentrionalis / septentrionalium
L. septemtrionalis  northern  < septemtrio  north.
● Erroneous TL "Northern parts of America" (= Tonga Tabu); ex “Northern Shrike” of Latham 1781 (syn. Clytorhynchus vitiensis).

Gray-rumped Swiftlet (marginata)
SCI Name: Collocalia marginata marginata
marginata / marginatum / marginatus
L. marginatus  bordered, edged  < marginare  to emarginate  < margo, marginis  border, edge.
● “of the edge, in this case, the seashore” (Hockey et al. 2005) (Charadrius).
● ex “Perruche de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Varied-wing Parrot” of Latham 1781 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex “Upupa marginata” of W. Peters MS (Upupa).
● ex “Columba macroura. Long-tail’d Dove” of Edwards 1751 (syn. Zenaida macroura).