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Gray Noddy

Procelsterna albivitta Bonaparte, 1856

The Grey Noddy or Grey Ternlet (Procelsterna albivitta) is a seabird belonging to the tern family Sternidae. It was once regarded as a pale morph of the Blue Noddy (Procelsterna cerulea) but is now often considered to be a separate species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Procelsterna

Scientific:
  Procelsterna albivitta

Citation:
  Bonaparte, 1856

Reference:
  Compt.Rend. 42 p.773

Protonym:
  Procelsterna albivitta

Avibase ID:
  26DE68F8C74A449F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26DE68F8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824113

Geographic range:

  • Procelsterna albivitta albivitta: Lord Howe I., Norfolk I., Kermadec Islands and Tonga
  • Procelsterna albivitta skottsbergii: Henderson I., Easter I. and Sala y Gómez I. (Chile)
  • Procelsterna albivitta imitatrix: breeds San Ambrosio and San Félix, Desventuradas Islands (Chile)
English:
Gray Noddy
Czech:
nody bělavý
German:
Graunoddi
Danish:
Perlenoddy
Spanish:
Tiñosa Gris
Finnish:
vaaleatuhkatiira
French:
Noddi gris
Icelandic:
Gráþerna
Italian:
Noddy grigio
Japanese:
haiiroajisashi
Japanese:
ハイイロアジサシ
Dutch:
Grijze Noddy
Norwegian:
Grånoddy
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grånoddy
Polish:
rybitwa szara
Portuguese:
Grazina-cinzenta
Russian:
Серая крачка
Slovak:
nody sivý
Swedish:
blek noddy
Ukrainian:
Крячок сірокрилий
Chinese:
灰燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivittus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Noddi gris ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Noddi gris ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivittus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivittus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grey Noddy ( Anous albivitta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Gray Noddy ( Procelsterna albivitta)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Gray Noddy ( Anous albivitta)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Procelsterna albivitta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Procelsterna albivitta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Procelsterna [cerulea or albivitta] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Nodi argentat
Czech: nody bělavý
Danish: Perlenoddy
German: Graunoddi
English: blue-gray noddy, blue-grey noddy, Gray Noddy, Gray Ternlet, Grey Noddy, Grey Ternlet
English (Australia): Grey Ternlet
English (IOC): Grey Noddy
English (New Zealand): Grey Ternlet
Spanish: Gaviotín de San Ambrosio, Tiñosa Gris
Spanish (Chile): Gaviotín de San Ambrosio
Spanish (Spain): Tiñosa Gris
Spanish (HBW): Gray Noddy
Estonian: lõuna-kaljutiir
Finnish: vaaleatuhkatiira
French: Noddi gris
Icelandic: Gráþerna
Italian: Noddy grigio
Japanese: haiiroajisashi
Japanese: ハイイロアジサシ
Scientific: Anous albivitta, Anous albivittus, Procelsterna albivitta, Procelsterna albivitta albivitta, Procelsterna cerulea albivitta
Lithuanian: Pilkoji kvaiša
Dutch: Grijze Noddy
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grånoddy
Norwegian: Grånoddy
Polish: rybitwa szara, rybołówka szara
Portuguese: Grazina-cinzenta
Russian: Серая крачка
Slovak: nody sivý
Serbian: Sivi nodi
Swedish: blek noddy, Grå noddy
Ukrainian: Крячок сірокрилий
Chinese: 灰燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 灰燕鷗

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