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McKay's Bunting (Plectrophenax hyperboreus) Ridgway, 1884
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Emberizidae

Scientific:
  Plectrophenax hyperboreus
Citation:
  Ridgway, 1884

Protonym:
  Plectrophenax hyperboreus

Avibase ID:
  85BA79C00D1033C2

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179535


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Plectrophenax hyperboreus: Islands in Bering Sea; > coastal Alaska and Aleutian Islands
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  McKay's Bunting
Czech:
  sněhule americká
German:
  Beringschneeammer
Danish:
  Beringssnespurv
Spanish:
  Escribano de McKay
Finnish:
  lumipulmunen
French:
  Plectrophane blanc
Italian:
  Zigolo delle nevi di Mc Kay
Japanese:
  be-ringuyukihoojiro
Japanese:
  ベアリングユキホオジロ
Dutch:
  McKays Sneeuwgors
Norwegian:
  Hvitspurv
Polish:
  sniegula biala
Russian:
  Белая пуночка
Slovak:
  snehuľka biela
Swedish:
  Beringsnösparv
Chinese:
  麦氏鹀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Czech: Snehule americká, sněhule americká
Danish: Beringssnespurv
German: Bering Schneeammer, Beringschneeammer
English: MacKay's Bunting, McKay's Bunting, McKay's Snow Bunting, McKay's Snowflake
Spanish: Escribano de McKay
Estonian: lumelind
Finnish: Lumipulmunen
French: Bruant blanc, Bruant boréal, Plectrophane blanc
Hungarian: McKay-sármány
Italian: Zigolo delle nevi di Mc Kay, Zigolo di McKay
Japanese: bearinguyukihoojiro, be-ringuyukihoojiro
Japanese: ベアリングユキホオジロ, ベーリングユキホオジロ
Latin: Calcarius hyperboreus, Passerina hyperborea, Plectophenax hyperboreus, Plectrophenax hyperboreus, Plectrophenax nivalis hyperboreus
Dutch: McKays Sneeuwgors, Mckay's Sneeuwgors, Mckay-sneeuwgors
Norwegian: Hvitspurv
Polish: sniegula biala, śnieguła biała
Russian: Белая пуночка, Островная пуночка, Пуночка белая
Slovak: snehuľka biela
Swedish: Beringsnösparv
Chinese: 麦氏鹀

 

         

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