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Japanese Murrelet

Synthliboramphus wumizusume (Temminck, 1836)

The Japanese Murrelet, Synthliboramphus wumizusume also known as Crested Murrelet is a small bird that inhabits rocky islets and reefs in the warm waters of Japan, Russia and South Korea. It has black and bluish grey upper body and white underparts plumage. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Alcidae
Genus:
  Synthliboramphus

Scientific:
  Synthliboramphus wumizusume

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1836)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.98 pl.579

Protonym:
  Uria wumizusume

Avibase ID:
  A332A7CEC3459F1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A332A7CE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177009


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Synthliboramphus wumizusume: Coasts and islands off e and s Japan and South Korea
English:
Japanese Murrelet
Czech:
alkoun japonský
German:
Japanalk
Danish:
Japansk Dværgalk
Spanish:
Mérgulo Japonés
Finnish:
töyhtömurri
French:
Guillemot du Japon
Icelandic:
Skúfklumba
Italian:
Urietta del Giappone
Japanese:
kanmuriumisuzume
Japanese:
カンムリウミスズメ
Dutch:
Japanse Alk
Norwegian:
Japanstarik
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Japanstarik
Polish:
morzyk japonski
Portuguese:
Mérgulo-japonês
Russian:
Хохлатый старик
Slovak:
starček chochlatý
Swedish:
japansk alka
Ukrainian:
Моржик чубатий
Chinese:
冠海雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Temminck's Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Guillemot du Japon ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Guillemot du Japon ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Clements 1st edition:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Clements 3rd edition:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Clements 4th edition:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Crested Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Crested Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Oriental Bird Club:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
James Lee Peters:
Synthliboramphus wumizusume
James Lee Peters (original):
Synthliboramphus wumizusume
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Synthliboramphus wumizusume
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Synthliboramphus wumizusume
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Synthliboramphus wumizusume

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Gavotí del Japó, Gavotí japonés
Czech: Alkoun japonský
Danish: Japansk Dværgalk
German: Japanalk
English: Crested Auk, Crested Murrelet, Japanese Murrelet, Temminck's Murrelet
English (IOC): Japanese Murrelet
Spanish: Mérgulo Japonés
Spanish (Spain): Mérgulo Japonés
Spanish (HBW): Japanese Murrelet
Estonian: jaapani örd
Finnish: Töyhtömurri
French: Guillemot du Japon
Hungarian: japán alka
Icelandic: Skúfklumba
Italian: Urietta crestata, Urietta del Giappone
Japanese: kammuriumisuzume, kanmuri umi-suzume, kanmuriumisuzume, Kanmuri-umisuzume
Japanese: カンムリウミスズメ, カンムリウミスヅメ
Japanese (Kanji): 冠海雀
Korean: 뿔쇠오리
Korean (Transliteration): ppul-soe-ori
Scientific: Synthiliboramphus wumizusume, Synthliboramphus wumizusume, Uria wumizusume
Lithuanian: japoninė alka
Latvian: Japānas kairīte
Dutch: Japanse Alk
Norwegian Nynorsk: Japanstarik
Norwegian: Japanstarik
Polish: morzyk japonski, morzyk japoński
Pinyin: guān biǎn-zuǐ hǎi-què, guān hǎi-què, guān sī, rìběn hǎi-wū, rìběn hǎi-wū
Portuguese: Mérgulo-japonês
Russian: Старик хохлатый, Хохлатый старик
Slovak: Alka chochlatá, starcek chochlatý, starček chochlatý
Serbian: Japanska njorčica
Swedish: Japansk alka
Turkish: Japon Alki
Ukrainian: Моржик чубатий
Chinese: 冠扁嘴海雀, 冠海雀, 日本海乌
Chinese (Traditional): 冠扁嘴海雀, 冠海雀, 日本海烏
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 冠海雀
Chinese (Taiwan): 冠海雀

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