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    Philippine spinetail - Philippine spine-tailed swift - Philippine needletail ornith. - Philippinensegler, m (Mearnsia picina)

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    Philippine spinetail     [Vogelkunde] - Philippinensegler, m   (Mearnsia picina)

    Philippine spine-tailed swift     [Vogelkunde] - Philippinensegler, m   (Mearnsia picina)

    Philippine needletail     [Vogelkunde] - Philippinensegler, m   (Mearnsia picina)


     Wissenschaftliche Sammlungen   › Teil-Katalog der wissenschaftlichen Sammlungen   Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

     ...  Mearnsia picina

    1. Philippinensegler (Deutsch) 2. Philippine Spinetailed Swift (English)

    › Lebewesen › Tier › Chordata [1. Chordatiere (Deutsch)] › Vertebrata [1. Wirbeltiere (Deutsch)] › Aves [1. Vögel (Deutsch)] › Apodiformes [1. Segler (Deutsch)] › Apodidae [1. Segler(artige) (Deutsch)] › Mearnsia picina [1. Philippinensegler (Deutsch) 2. Philippine Spinetailed Swift (English)]   ...

    Deutsche Namen der Vögel der Erde ...

     ... Segler         Familie Apodidae         Swifts 113

     ...  Papuasalangane   Aerodramus papuensis      Three-toed Swiftlet      AU

    Maussegler      Schoutedenapus myoptilus      Scarce Swift      AF

    Philippinensegler      Mearnsia picina Philippine Spine-tailed Swift      OR

    Papuasegler      Mearnsia novaeguineae      Papuan Spine-tailed Swift   AU

    Malegassensegler      Zoonavena grandidieri      Madagascan Spinetail   AF

    Sao-Tomé-Segler      Zoonavena thomensis      Sao Tome Spinetail      AF ...

     Die Vögel der Erde

    – Arten, Unterarten, Verbreitung und deutsche Namen ...

     ... Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft, ...

    ... Segler 113 Familie Apodidae Swifts

     ... Papuasalangane Aerodramus papuensis (Rand, 1941) AU: Neuguinea Three-toed Swiftlet

    Maussegler Schoutedenapus myoptilus (Salvadori, 1888) AF: e, ez Scarce Swift

     ... Philippinensegler Mearnsia picina (Tweeddale, 1879) OR: s Philippinen Philippine Spine-tailed Swift

    Papuasegler Mearnsia novaeguineae (D'Albertis & Salvadori, 1879) AU: Neuguinea Papuan Spine-tailed Swift

     ... Malegassensegler Zoonavena grandidieri (Verreaux, J, 1867) AF: Madagaskar Madagascan Spinetail

     ... Sao-Tomé-Segler Zoonavena thomensis (Hartert, 1900) AF: São Tomé, Príncipe Sao Tome Spinetail ...

     ... 4170.   Apodidae, Cypselidae, Micropodidae – ᴅɪᴇ Segler

     … 4343.   Chaeturini – ᴅɪᴇ Stachelschwanzsegler

    4344.   Mearnsia – namenlos

    4345.   Mearnsia picina – ᴅᴇʀ Philippinensegler

    4346.   Mearnsia novaeguineae – ᴅᴇʀ Papuasegler

     ... 4349.   Zoonavena – ᴅɪᴇ Malegassensegler 

     4350.   Zoonavena grandidieri – ᴅᴇʀ Malegassensegler

    4353.   Zoonavena thomensis – ᴅᴇʀ Sao-Tomé-Segler ...

     Mearnsia ist eine kleine Vogelgattung in der Familie der Segler (Apodidae). Bei den beiden Vertretern der Gattung handelt es sich um mittelgroße Segler mit einem stark glänzenden Gefieder. Beide Arten sind Endemiten, der Philippinensegler kommt nur auf den südöstlichen Inseln der Philippinen vor, der Papuasegler nur auf Neuguinea.[1]

    Merkmale         Es handelt sich um Segler mittlerer Größe mit einer Körperlänge von ungefähr 14 (Philippinensegler) bzw. 11,5 Zentimetern (Papuasegler). Beide Arten der Gattung weisen ein stark glänzendes Gefieder auf, das des Papuaseglers ist nahezu vollständig schwarz bis auf den stark kontrastierenden hellen Kehlfleck und einen weißen Bereich an den Deckfedern der Flügelunterseite. Der Philippinensegler ist schwarzglänzend, nur die Unterseite ist nahezu vollständig weiß.

    Bei beiden Arten ragen die Federkiele der Steuerfedern als „Schwanzdornen“ über die Fahnen hinaus, was typisch für die Vertreter der Tribus Chaeturini ist. Diese Dornen sind aber im Vergleich zu anderem Arten relativ dünn und mit nur etwa einem Millimeter Länge kürzer als bei allen anderen Arten dieser Tribus.

    Systematik      Zunächst wurden die Arten dieser Gattung von den meisten Autoren der Gattung Chaetura zugeschlagen. David Lack unterstützte jedoch 1956 die Abtrennung des Philippinen- und des Papuaseglers in eine eigene Gattung und dieser Standpunkt wurde von späteren Autoren verifiziert und akzeptiert.[2]

    Die folgenden Arten werden der Gattung zugerechnet:

       Philippinensegler (Mearnsia picina)

       Papuasegler (Mearnsia novaeguineae)   ...

     ... Taxonomy in detail

    Scientific name   Mearnsia picina

    Authority      (Tweeddale, 1879)


    Common names

    English      Philippine Spinetail, Philippine Spine-tailed Swift

    Taxonomic sources   del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK. ...

       Philippine Needletails

     Swift Information … Swift Species Index … Swift Species Photo Gallery

    The Philippine Needletail (Mearnsia picina) is a swift endemic to the Philippines. It occurs naturally in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

    This species is endangered and rare due to habitat loss. ...

      NT   Philippine Spinetail Mearnsia picina

     ... Distribution and population      Mearnsia picina is endemic to the Philippines where it has been described as fairly common on Mindanao, Samar, Leyte, Biliran, Cebu and Negros, with a recent record from Tawitawi, but it appears to be scarce and local even at the best sites (Collar et al. 1999).

    Ecology      This species is apparently restricted to lowland forest, although little is known of its breeding habits or life history. It feeds high above forest, either alone or in small groups.

    Threats      The close association with lowland forests suggests that this species may be highly susceptible to habitat loss through commercial logging, conversion for agriculture and plantation forestry, as well as urban developments and mining. ...

       The swifts are the most aerial of birds and some, like the Common Swift, even sleep and mate on the wing.

    One group, the Swiftlets or Cave Swiftlets have even developed a form of echolocation for navigating through dark cave systems where they roost.

    They are superficially similar to swallows but are completely unrelated to those passerine species, since swifts are in the separate order Apodiformes, which they formerly shared with the hummingbirds. ...

     ... Tribe Chaeturini - needletails

       Philippine Spinetail, Mearnsia picina

       Papuan Spinetail, Mearnsia novaeguineae

       Malagasy Spinetail, Zoonavena grandidieri

       Sao Tome Spinetail, Zoonavena thomensis

       White-rumped Needletail, Zoonavena sylvatica ...

      Philippine Needletail

     Scientific name   Mearnsia picina

     ... The Philippine Needletail (Mearnsia picina) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "birds" and found in the following area(s): Philippines. This species is also known by the following name(s): Philippine Spine-tailed Swift ...

     Mearnsia picina (Tweeddale, 1879)

     ...  Taxonomy and Nomenclature           

        Kingdom:   Animalia   

        Taxonomic Rank:   Species   


        Common Name(s):   Philippine Spine-tailed Swift [English]       

        Taxonomic Status:       Current Standing:   valid      

        Data Quality Indicators:    Record Credibility Rating:   verified - standards met ...

     The Philippine spine-tailed swift (Mearnsia picina), also known as the Philippine needletail or Philippine spinetail, is a species of swift in the family Apodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines found in the islands of Mindanao and Visayas. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.

     Description      EBird describes the bird as "A little-known medium-sized, short-tailed swift found over forest, usually at higher elevations. Mainly black with obvious white throat and underwing patches. Wing shape is unusual, with a “cut-out” next to the body and pointed wing tips curved backward. Tail square, with spines that are difficult to see. Distinguished from other swifts in its range by the white marks under the wings. Voice unknown."[2]

    It is differentiated from its southern counterpart by its cream colored throat, cheek and belly versus the bluish-white parts of the Southern silvery kingfisher.

    Habitat and Conservation Status

    It appears to be reliant upon forested streams below 1,000 m and will tolerate secondary and selectively logged forest and even streamside vegetation within coconut plantations, close to forest edge.

    IUCN has assessed this bird as near threatened.This species' main threat is habitat loss with wholesale clearance of forest habitats as a result of logging, agricultural conversion and mining activities occurring within the range. The close association with lowland forests suggests that this species may be highly susceptible to habitat loss through commercial logging, conversion for agriculture and plantation forestry, as well as urban developments and mining ...  

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