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Black Guillemot
Cepphus grylle (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Alcidae
Genus:
  Cepphus

Scientific:
  Cepphus grylle

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.130

Protonym:
  Alca Grylle

Avibase ID:
  B5AA5952E13FE5F3

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176985

Geographic range:

  • Cepphus grylle grylle: Baltic Sea
  • Cepphus grylle islandicus: Iceland
  • Cepphus grylle mandtii: Arctic e North America and Arctic n Palearctic
  • Cepphus grylle arcticus: Subarctic e N America and s Greenland to Br. Isles, Scandinavia
  • Cepphus grylle faeroeensis: Faeroe Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Guillemot
Czech:
  alkoun obecný
German:
  Gryllteiste
Danish:
  Tejst
Spanish:
  Arao Aliblanco
Finnish:
  riskilä
French:
  Guillemot à miroir
Icelandic:
  Teista
Italian:
  Uria nera
Japanese:
  hajiroumibato
Japanese:
  ハジロウミバト
Dutch:
  Zwarte Zeekoet
Norwegian:
  Teist
Polish:
  nurnik
Portuguese:
  Arau-d'asa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Black Guillemot
Russian:
  Обыкновенный чистик
Slovak:
  svišťúň zrkadlový
Swedish:
  tobisgrissla
Chinese:
  白翅斑海鸽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cepphus [grylle or columba] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Breton: An erv du
Catalan: Somorgollaire, Somorgollaire alablanc
Valencian: Somorgollaire
Czech: Alkoun obecný
Welsh: Chwilog du, Gwylog ddu, Heligog du
Danish: Gejrfugl, Tejst
German: Gryllteiste
English: Arctic Guillemot, Black Guillemot, Mandt's Guillemot
Esperanto: nigra urio
Spanish: Arao Aliblanco, Arao Comun, Arao de Alas Blancas
Spanish (Spain): Arao Aliblanco
Spanish (Mexico): Arao Comun
Estonian: Krüüsel
Basque: Martin hegalzuri, Somorgollaire alablanc
Finnish: Riskilä
Faroese: Teisti
French: Guillemot à miroir, Guillemot noir
Irish: Foracha Dhubh
Gaelic: Gearra-Breac, Gearradh-Breac
Galician: Arao de ala branca, Somorgollaire alablanc
Manx: Caillagh Ghoo, Stronnag ghoo
Hebrew: אוריה שחורה
Croatian: Crna njorka, Crni tučnjak
Hungarian: Fekete lumma
Icelandic: Teista
Italian: Uria nera
Inuktitut: Pitshulak, Serfaq
Japanese: Hajiro umi-bato, hajiroumibato
Japanese: ハジロウミバト
Greenlandic: Serfaq
Cornish: Kyddaw du
Latin: Cepphus grylle
Lithuanian: paprastoji taistė, Taiste, Taistė
Latvian: Melnais alks
Dutch: Zwarte Zeekoet
Norwegian: Per drikkar, Teist, Treiste
Polish: Alka, nurnik, nurnik (nurnik białoskrzydły), nurnik (zwyczajny), Nurnik białoskrzydły, Nurnik zwyczajny, Nurzyk białoskrzydły
Portuguese: airo d'asa branca, Airo-d'asa-branca, Arau-d'asa-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Airo-d'asa-branca
Russian: Chistik, Обыкновенный чистик, Чистик, Чистик атлантический, Чистик обыкновенный
Northern Sami: Cielkkis
Slovak: Alka zrkadlová, svišťúň zrkadlový
Slovenian: crna njorka, črna njorka
Serbian: Crna njorka
Swedish: Tobisgrissla
Turkish: Kara Alk
Chinese: 白翅斑海鸽
Chinese (Traditional): 黑海鴿

 

         

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