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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Alcidae
Genus:
  Alle

Scientific:
  Alle alle

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.131

Protonym:
  Alca Alle

Avibase ID:
  B0932D89F1F74318

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176982

Geographic range:

  • Alle alle alle: Baffin I., Greenland and Iceland to Novaya Zemlya
  • Alle alle polaris: Frans Josef Land to St. Lawrence I.; winters to Maine
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dovekie
Czech:
  alkoun malý
German:
  Krabbentaucher
Danish:
  Søkonge
Spanish:
  Mérgulo Atlántico
Finnish:
  pikkuruokki
French:
  Mergule nain
Icelandic:
  Haftyrðill
Italian:
  Gazza marina minore
Japanese:
  himeumisuzume
Japanese:
  ヒメウミスズメ
Dutch:
  Kleine Alk
Norwegian:
  Alkekonge
Polish:
  alczyk
Portuguese:
  Torda-anã
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Trinta-reis-artico
Russian:
  Люрик
Slovak:
  alkovec drobný
Swedish:
  alkekung
Chinese:
  侏海雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Dovekie ( Plautus alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Mergule nain ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Mergule nain ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Little Auk/Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Little Auk ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Plautus alle [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Plautus alle [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Plautus alle [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Dovekie ( Alle alle) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alle alle [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Alle alle [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Asturian: Pitu Marín, Pollu Marín
Breton: Ar c'huilhig
Catalan: Gavotí, Gavotí atlàntic, Xatrac àrtic
Valencian: Xatrac àrtic
Czech: Alka malá, Alkoun malý
Welsh: Carfil bach, Pengwin bach
Danish: Søkonge
German: Krabbentaucher
English: Arctic Auklet, Dovekie, Little Auk, Little Auk/Dovekie, Sea Dove
English (United Kingdom): Little Auk
Esperanto: malgranda aûko, Malgranda aŭko
Spanish: Gaviotín ártico, Golondrina-marina Artica, Mérgulo Atlántico, Mergulo Marino, Mérgulo marino
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviotín ártico
Spanish (Chile): Gaviotín ártico
Spanish (Cuba): Pingüinito
Spanish (Spain): Mérgulo Atlántico
Spanish (Mexico): Golondrina-marina Artica
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviotín ártico
Estonian: ürr, Väikealk, väikealk (ürr), Väikealk e. ürr
Basque: Gavotí, Pottorro txiki, Pottorro txikia
Finnish: Jääkyyhky, Pikkuruokki
Faroese: Fulkobbi, Fulkubbi
French: Guillemot nain, mergule main, Mergule nain
Irish: Falcóg Bheag
Gaelic: Colcach Bheag
Galician: Arao pequeno, Gavotí
Manx: Coltrag Veg
Hebrew: אלקה גמדית
Croatian: Mala njorka
Hungarian: Alkabukó
Icelandic: Haftyrðill
Italian: Gazza marina minore
Inuktitut: Appaliarsuk, Aukpilleauktuk
Japanese: himeumisuzume, Hime-umisuzume, Himeumi-suzume
Japanese: ヒメウミスズメ
Greenlandic: Appaliarsuk
Cornish: Auk byghan
Latin: Alca Alle, Alle alle, Plautus alle
Lithuanian: Mažoji alka
Latvian: Gārgalīte, Mazais alks
Maltese: Purċinell Żgħir
Dutch: Kleine Alk
Norwegian: Alkekonge, Polarkonge
Polish: alczyk, alczyk (traczyk), Nurnik, Traczyk, Traczyk lodowy
Portuguese: torda anã, Torda-anã, Torda-miúda, Trinta-reis-artico
Portuguese (Brazil): Trinta-reis-artico
Portuguese (Portugal): Torda-miúda
Russian: Lyurik, Люрик
Scots: Colcach bheag
Northern Sami: Hálkagonagaš
Slovak: Alka drobná, alkovec drobný
Slovenian: rakovičar, rakovicja njorka
Serbian: Mala njorka, Мали алк
Swedish: Alkekung
Turkish: küçük alk
Ukrainian: Люрик
Chinese: 侏海雀
Chinese (Traditional): 小海烏

 

         

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