Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Apodiformes > Family: Apodidae > Genus: Apus > Species: Apus unicolor

Plain Swift - Apus unicolor (Jardine, 1830)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 1 other international agreement
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code A425

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Andorinhão-unicolor Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Eilandgierzwaluw Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Einfarbsegler German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Enfärgad seglare Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Jerzyk jednobarwny Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Madeirankiitäjä Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Martinet unicolore French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Plain Swift English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rondone unicolore Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Rorýs jednobarvý Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Vencejo Unicolor Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:07940 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

One item found.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
Portugal Macaronesian 1000/2000 (pairs) 1991 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

One item found.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
Portugal Macaronesian 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Reliable quantitative data (e.g. atlas survey or monitoring data, etc.) are available for the whole period and region in question Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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