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Black-faced Sheathbill

Chionis minor Hartlaub, 1841

The Black-faced Sheathbill (Chionis minor), also known as the Lesser Sheathbill or Paddy bird, is one of only two species of sheathbills, aberrant shorebirds which are terrestrial scavengers of subantarctic islands. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Chionidae
Genus:
  Chionis

Scientific:
  Chionis minor

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1841

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. 4 p.5

Protonym:
  Chionis minor

Avibase ID:
  7C15B681DD3E8B4C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C15B681

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176788

Geographic range:

  • Chionis minor minor: Kerguelen Islands
  • Chionis minor marionensis: Marion and Prince Edward islands
  • Chionis minor crozettensis: Crozet Islands
  • Chionis minor nasicornis: Heard and McDonald islands
English:
Black-faced Sheathbill
Czech:
štítonos černozobý
German:
Schwarzgesicht-Scheidenschnabel
Danish:
Sortnæbbet Skedenæb
Spanish:
Picovaina de las Kerguelen
Finnish:
mustatuppinokka
French:
Petit Chionis
Icelandic:
Mjallslíðri
Italian:
Chione faccianera
Japanese:
kaogurosayahashichidori
Japanese:
カオグロサヤハシチドリ
Dutch:
Klein IJshoen
Norwegian:
Maskeslirenebb
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maskeslirenebb
Polish:
pochwodziób czarnodzioby
Portuguese:
Pomba-antártica-de-cara-preta
Russian:
Чернолицая белая ржанка
Slovak:
belák čiernozobý
Swedish:
svartnäbbad slidnäbb
Ukrainian:
Сніжниця чорнодзьоба
Chinese:
黑脸鞘嘴鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Lesser Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Lesser Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Lesser Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit Chionis ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit Chionis ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lesser Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Chionis minor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Chionis minor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Chionis minor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black-faced Sheathbill ( Chionis minor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chionis minor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chionis minor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colom antàrtic becnegre
Czech: Štítonos cernozobý, štítonos černozobý
Danish: Sortnæbbet Skedenæb
German: Kleiner Scheidenschnabel, Schwarzgesicht-Scheidenschnabel
English: Black faced Sheathbill, Black-faced Sheatbill, Black-faced Sheath, Black-faced Sheathbill, Lesser Sheathbill
English (IOC): Black-faced Sheathbill
Spanish: Paloma Antártica de Cara Negra, Picovaina de las Kerguelen
Spanish (Spain): Picovaina de Las Kerguelen
Spanish (HBW): Black-faced Sheathbill
Estonian: ida-tuppnokk
Finnish: Mustatuppinokka
French: Petit Bec-en-fourreau, Petit Chionis
Hungarian: kerguleni tokoscsőrű
Icelandic: Mjallslíðri
Italian: Chione faccianera, Chione minore
Japanese: kaogurosayahashichidori
Japanese: カオグロサヤハシチドリ
Scientific: Chionis minor, Chionis minor minor
Lithuanian: Juodaveidis makščiasnapis
Dutch: Klein IJshoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maskeslirenebb
Norwegian: Maskeslirenebb
Polish: pochwodziób czarnodzioby
Portuguese: Pomba-antártica-de-cara-preta
Russian: Чернолицая белая ржанка
Slovak: belák ciernozobý, belák čiernozobý
Serbian: Crnoliki kanijaš
Swedish: Mindre slidnäbb, svartnäbbad slidnäbb
Ukrainian: Сніжниця чорнодзьоба
Chinese: 黑脸鞘嘴鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臉鞘嘴鷗

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