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Snow or McKay's Bunting

Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus] (= Plectrophenax nivalis) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Calcariidae
Genus:
   Plectrophenax
Scientific:
  Plectrophenax nivalis


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.176

Protonym:
  Emberiza nivalis

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  334ACDE6198F2606

Avibase ID:
  avibase-334ACDE6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/334ACDE6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179532

Geographic range:

  • Plectrophenax nivalis nivalis: N North America and n Europe; > to s US and s Europe
  • Plectrophenax nivalis insulae: Iceland; > to Faeroes, Shetland Islands and n Scotland
  • Plectrophenax nivalis vlasowae: Tundra of ne Asia; > to c Asia, Manchuria and Japan
  • Plectrophenax nivalis townsendi: Komandorskiye, Pribilof and w Aleutian islands
  • Plectrophenax hyperboreus: Islands in Bering Sea; > coastal Alaska and Aleutian Islands
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English:
Snow or McKay's Bunting
German:
Schnee-/Beringschneeammer
Spanish:
Escribano Nival/de Mckay
Spanish (Spain):
Escribano nival/de McKay
French:
Plectrophane des neiges ou P. blanc
Hungarian:
Hósármány/McKay-sármány
Icelandic:
Snjó-/mjalltittlingur
Japanese (romaji):
yukihoojiro/be-ringuyukihoojiro
Japanese:
ユキホオジロ/ベーリングユキホオジロ
Dutch:
Sneeuwgors/McKays Sneeuwgors
Norwegian:
snøspurv/hvitspurv
Polish:
śnieguła/śnieguła biała
Russian:
Пуночка/Белая пуночка
Slovak:
snehuľka severská/biela
Serbian:
Snežna/Mekejeva snežna strnadica
Swedish:
snösparv/beringsnösparv
Chinese:
雪鹀/麦氏鹀
Chinese (Traditional):
雪鹀/麦氏鹀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Snow or McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus])
Clements 3rd edition:
Snow Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 1.54:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 1.55:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2015:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2016:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2017:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2018:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2019:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
eBird version 2021:
Snow/McKay's Bunting ( Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Plectrophenax nivalis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Plectrophenax nivalis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Plectrophenax nivalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Escribana de la Ñeve
Belarusian: Сняжурка
Bulgarian: Снежна / Американска северна овесарка, Снежна овесарка
Breton: Ar brean erc'h
Catalan: Hortolà, Hortolà blanc, Sit blanc
Catalan (Balears): Hortolà blanc
Valencian: Hortolà
Czech: Snehule severní, Sněhule severní
Welsh: Aderyn eira, Bras yr eira, Golfan-yr-eira
Danish: Snespurv
German: Schnee-/Beringschneeammer, Schneeammer
Greek: Χιονοτσίχλονο
English: Snow Bunting, Snow Lark, Snow or McKay's Bunting, Snow/McKay's Bunting, snowbird, Snowflake, Whitebird
English, HBW: Snow/McKay's Bunting
English (IOC): Snow/McKay's Bunting
English (United States): Snow/McKay's Bunting
Esperanto: Neĝemberizo
Spanish: Escribano lapón, Escribano nival, Escribano Nival/de Mckay
Spanish (Spain): Escribano Nival/de McKay
Spanish (HBW): Snow/McKay's Bunting
Estonian: Hangelind
Basque: Elur-berdantza, Sit blanc
Finnish: Pulmunen
Faroese: Snjófuglur, Snjøtítlingur
French: Bruant des neiges, Ortolan des neiges, Plectrophane des neiges, Plectrophane des neiges ou P. blanc
Irish: Gealóg Shneachta
Gaelic: Eun an t-Sneachda, Eun-t-Sneachdaidh, Ian-Ant'sneachd
Galician: Escribenta das neves, Sit blanc
Manx: Pompee niaghtee, Pompee Sniaghtee
Hebrew: גבתון שלג
Croatian: Bijela strnadica, Sniježni ostrugaš
Hungarian: Hósármány, Hósármány/McKay-sármány
Armenian: [Dzyan Drakhtapan ], Ձյան Դրախտապան
Icelandic: Snjó-/mjalltittlingur, Snjotittlingur, Snjótittlingur
Italian: Zigolo delle nevi
Inuktitut: Kopenuak, Qupeloraarsuk
Japanese (romaji): Yuki hoo-jiro, yukihoojiro, yukihoojiro/be-ringuyukihoojiro, Yuki-houjiro
Japanese: ユキホオジロ, ユキホオジロ/ベーリングユキホオジロ
Japanese (Kanji): 雪頬白
Kazakh: Ақторғай
Kazakh (Transliteration): aq-torğay
Greenlandic: Kopenuak, Qupeloraarsuk
Korean: 흰멧새
Korean (Transliteration): huin-mes-sae
Cornish: Pluven ergh
Scientific: Emberiza glacialis, Emberiza montana, Emberiza mustellina, Emberiza nivalis, Plectrophenax [nivalis or hyperboreus], Plectrophenax nivalis, Plectrophenax nivalis nivalis, Plectrophenax nivalis/hyperboreus
Luxembourgish: Schnéimësch
Limburgish: Ortolaan
Lithuanian: Sniegstarte, Sniegstartė
Latvian: Sniedze, Sniegastērste
Mongolian: Цасч хөмрөг
Mongolian (Transliteration): tuiliŋ tsasch-khömrög
Maltese: Durrajsa Bajda
Dutch: Sneeuwgors, Sneeuwgors/McKays Sneeuwgors
Norwegian: Snefugl, Snetitting, Snospurv, Snøspurv, snøspurv/hvitspurv
Polish: Śnieguła, śnieguła (zwyczajna), Śnieguła biala, śnieguła zwyczajna, śnieguła/śnieguła biała, Śnieżka
Pinyin: xuě wú
Portuguese: escrevedeira das neves, Escrevedeira-das-neves
Portuguese (Portugal): escrevedeira-das-neves/escrevedeira-hiperbórea
Romansh: Marena da naiv
Romanian: Pasărea omătului
Russian: Punochka, Обыкновенная пуночка, Пуночка, Пуночка обыкновенная, Пуночка/Белая пуночка
Scots: Eun-t-sneachdaidh, Gealag an t-sneachda, Ian-ant'sneachd
Northern Sami: Állat
Slovak: snehuľka severská, snehuľka severská/biela, Strnádka snežná, strnádka snežná (snehuľka severská)
Slovenian: snežni strnad
Serbian: Snežna strnadica, Snežna/Mekejeva snežna strnadica, Снежна стрнадица
Swedish: Snosparv, Snösparv, snösparv/beringsnösparv
Turkish: Alaca Çinte, Alaca çinte/Alaska çintesi, Alaca kirazkuşu, Kar çintesi
Tuvinian: Харлыг сулажы
Ukrainian: Пуночка
Chinese: [xue wu], 雪鹀, 雪鹀/麦氏鹀
Chinese (Traditional): 雪鵐, 雪鹀/麦氏鹀
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 雪鵐
Chinese (Taiwan): 雪鹀

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