Tenggara Swiftlet / Collocalia sumbawae

Tenggara Swiftlet / Collocalia sumbawae

Tenggara Swiftlet

SCI Name:  Collocalia sumbawae
Protonym:  Collocalia esculenta sumbawae Mitt.Zool.Mus.Berlin 12 Heft1 p.189,note2
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Apodidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tenswi1
Type Locality:  Tambora, 3000 feet, Sumbawa.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1925
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.

sumbavense / sumbavensis / sumbawae / sumbawana / sumbawensis
Sumbawa I., Lesser Sunda Is., Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.

SUBSPECIES

Tenggara Swiftlet (sumbawae)
SCI Name: Collocalia sumbawae sumbawae
sumbavense / sumbavensis / sumbawae / sumbawana / sumbawensis
Sumbawa I., Lesser Sunda Is., Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.

Tenggara Swiftlet (sumbae)
SCI Name: Collocalia sumbawae sumbae
sumbae / sumbaensis / sumbanus
Sumba I., Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.