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Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Alcidae

Scientific:
  Fratercula arctica
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Alca arctica

Avibase ID:
  2771624B64AD7F2C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177025

Geographic range:

  • Fratercula arctica arctica: Baffin I. to Maine, Scandinavia and s Novaya Zemlya
  • Fratercula arctica grabae: Faeroe Islands, s Scandinavia and British Isles to nw France
  • Fratercula arctica naumanni: N Canada and Greenland to Spitsbergen and n Novaya Zemlya
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Atlantic Puffin
Czech:
  papuchalk severní
German:
  Papageitaucher
Danish:
  Lunde
Spanish:
  Frailecillo Atlántico
Finnish:
  lunni
French:
  Macareux moine
Icelandic:
  Lundi
Italian:
  Pulcinella di mare
Japanese:
  nishitsunomedori
Japanese:
  ニシツノメドリ
Dutch:
  Papegaaiduiker
Norwegian:
  Lunde
Polish:
  maskonur
Portuguese:
  Papagaio-do-mar
Russian:
  Атлантический тупик
Slovak:
  mníšik bielobradý
Swedish:
  Lunnefågel
Chinese:
  北极海鹦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Macareux moine ( Fratercula arctica)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Macareux moine ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 4th edition:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
eBird version 1.50:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
eBird version 1.52:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
eBird version 1.53:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
eBird version 1.54:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Howard and Moore 4th edition:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
James Lee Peters:
    Fratercula arctica
James Lee Peters (original):
    Fratercula arctica
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Fratercula arctica
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Atlantic Puffin ( Fratercula arctica)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Fratercula arctica

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Asturian: Flairín
Breton: Ar boc'anig boutin, Bohannig
Catalan: Cadafet, Fraret
Catalan (Balears): Cadafet
Czech: Papuchalk belobradý, papuchalk plochozobý, papuchalk severní
Welsh: Aderyn pâl, Cornicyll y dŵr, Pal, Pâl, Pwffin
Danish: Lunde
German: Papageitaucher
English: Atlantic Puffin, Common Puffin, Large-billed Puffin, Puffin, Sea parrot
Esperanto: fraterkulo
Spanish: Frailecillo, Frailecillo Atlántico, Frailecillo Común, Frailecilo Común
Estonian: Lunn, lunn (põhjalunn), lunn e. põhjalunn
Basque: Fraret, Lanperna-musu
Finnish: Lunni
Faroese: Groddi, Høga nevið, Karkarassur, KarkareyðI, Lundi, Sildberi, Skarnstorkur
French: Macareux arctique, Macareux moine
Irish: Puifín
Gaelic: Buthaid, Fachach
Galician: Arao papagaio, Fraret
Manx: Pibbin, Poltrag
Hebrew: תוכים
Hungarian: Lunda
Icelandic: Lundi
Italian: Polcinella di mare, Pulcinella di mare
Inuktitut: Oilanngaq
Japanese: nishitsunomedori
Japanese: ニシツノメドリ
Greenlandic: Qilanngaq
Cornish: Nath
Latin: Fratercula arctica
Lithuanian: Mormonas
Maltese: Purċinell tal-Baħar
Dutch: Papagaaiduiker, Papegaaiduiker
Norwegian: Lunde, Lundefugl, Lunn, Lunne
Polish: Alczyk, maskonur, maskonur (zwyczajny), Maskonur zwyczajny, Traczyk
Portuguese: papagaio do mar, Papagaio-do-mar
Russian: Tupik, Атлантический тупик, Тупик, Тупик обыкновенный
Northern Sami: Lunda
Slovak: Alka bielobradá, Mnâšik bielobradatý, mníšik bielobradatý, mníšik bielobradý
Slovenian: mormon
Serbian: Morski papagaj, Морски папагај
Swedish: Lunnefågel
Turkish: deniz papağanı, denizpapağanı
Chinese: 北极海鹦

 

         

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