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Grey-backed Albatross

Thalassarche salvini (Rothschild, 1893)

Salvin's Albatross, or Salvin's Mollymawk, Thalassarche salvini, is a large seabird that ranges across the Southern Ocean. A medium sized mollymawk in the albatross family, it was long considered to be a subspecies of the Shy Albatross. It is a medium sized black and white albatross. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Diomedeidae
Genus:
  Thalassarche

Scientific:
  Thalassarche salvini

Citation:
  (Rothschild, 1893)

Reference:
  BBOC 1 p.58

Protonym:
  Thalassogeron salvini

Avibase ID:
  25428EB1370F60E8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/25428EB1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824137


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Thalassarche salvini: Crozet, Snares and Bounty islands
English:
Grey-backed Albatross
Czech:
albatros snarský
German:
Salvinalbatros
Danish:
Grårygget Albatros
Spanish:
Albatros de Salvin
French:
Albatros de Salvin
Italian:
Albatros di Salvin
Japanese:
sarubin'ahoudori
Japanese:
サルビンアホウドリ
Dutch:
Salvins Albatros
Norwegian:
Sølvhodealbatross
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sølvhovudalbatross
Polish:
albatros szarogrzbiety
Portuguese:
Albatroz-de-salvin
Russian:
Альбатрос Сальвина
Slovak:
albatros kapucňový
Swedish:
salvinalbatross
Chinese:
萨氏信天翁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-backed Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Albatros de Salvin ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Diomedea cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Diomedea cauta salvini [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Diomedea cauta salvini [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Diomedea cauta salvini [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Salvin's Albatross ( Thalassarche salvini) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalassarche cauta salvini [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalassarche salvini [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Thalassarche [salvini or eremita] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Salvinalbatros
Catalan: Albatros de Salvin
Czech: albatros snarský
Danish: Grårygget Albatros
German: Graurückenalbatros, Salvinalbatros
English: Bounty Albatross, Bounty Mollymawk, Gray-backed Albatross, Gray-backed Mollymawk, Grey-backed Albatross, Grey-backed Mollymawk, Layard's Mollymawk, Salvin's Albatross, Salvin's Mollymawk
English (IOC): Salvin's Albatross
Spanish: Albatros de frente blanca, Albatros de Salvin, Albatros Frente Blanca
Spanish (Argentine): Albatros de Salvin, Albatros Frente Blanca
Spanish (Chile): Albatros de frente blanca, Albatros de Salvin
Spanish (Ecuador): Albatros de Salvin
Spanish (Spain): Albatros de Salvin
Spanish (HBW): Salvin's Albatross
Spanish (Peru): Albatros de Salvin
Estonian: kahknokk-pagualbatross
French: Albatros de Salvin
Hungarian: szürkehátú albatrosz
Italian: Albatros di Salvin
Japanese: sarubin'ahoudori
Japanese: サルビンアホウドリ
Scientific: Diomedea cauta salvini, Diomedea salvini, Thalassarche cauta salvini, Thalassarche salvini, Thalassogeron salvini
Lithuanian: Salvino albatrosas
Dutch: Salvins Albatros
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sølvhovudalbatross
Norwegian: Sølvhodealbatross
Polish: albatros szarogrzbiety
Portuguese: Albatroz-de-salvin
Portuguese (Portugal): Albatroz-de-salvin
Russian: Альбатрос Сальвина
Slovak: albatros kapucňový
Swedish: salvinalbatross
Turkish: Salvin Albatrosu
Chinese: 萨氏信天翁
Chinese (Traditional): 沙文氏信天翁

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