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Japanese Murrelet

Synthliboramphus wumizusume (Temminck, CJ 1836)

The Japanese murrelet or crested murrelet is a small bird that inhabits rocky islets and reefs in the warm waters of Japan and southern Korea. Its non breeding range includes Hokkaido and southern parts of Primorye and Sakhalin. It has black and bluish grey upper body and white underparts plumage. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Alcidae
Genus:
   Synthliboramphus
Scientific:
  Synthliboramphus wumizusume


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1836)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.98 pl.579

Protonym:
  Uria wumizusume


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A332A7CEC3459F1A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A332A7CE

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
Catalan:
Gavotí del Japó
Czech:
alkoun japonský
Danish:
Japansk Dværgalk
German:
Japanalk
Spanish:
Mérgulo Japonés
Spanish (Spain):
Mérgulo Japonés
Finnish:
töyhtömurri
French:
Guillemot du Japon
Croatian:
japanska njorka
Hungarian:
japán alka
Icelandic:
Skúfklumba
Italian:
Urietta del Giappone
Japanese (romaji):
kanmuriumisuzume
Japanese:
カンムリウミスズメ
Lithuanian:
japoninė alka
Dutch:
Japanse Alk
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Japanstarik
Norwegian:
Japanstarik
Polish:
morzyk japoński
Portuguese:
Mérgulo-japonês
Russian:
Хохлатый старик
Slovak:
starček chochlatý
Serbian:
Japanska njorčica
Swedish:
japansk alka
Ukrainian:
Моржик чубатий
Chinese:
冠海雀
Chinese (Traditional):
冠海雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Temminck's Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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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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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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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:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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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Clements, version 2019:
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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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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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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):
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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 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 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 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Japanese Murrelet ( Synthliboramphus wumizusume)
Oriental Bird Club:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Synthliboramphus wumizusume
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Synthliboramphus wumizusume

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Breton: Godog-Japan
Catalan: Gavotí del Japó, Gavotí japonés
Czech: Alkoun japonský
Welsh: Carfil Japan
Danish: Japansk Dværgalk
German: Japanalk
English: Crested Auk, Crested Murrelet, Japanese Murrelet, Temminck's Murrelet
English, HBW: Japanese Murrelet
English (IOC): Japanese Murrelet
English (United States): Japanese Murrelet
Esperanto: Japana urieto
Spanish: Mérgulo Japonés
Spanish (Spain): Mérgulo Japonés
Spanish (HBW): Japanese Murrelet
Estonian: jaapani örd
Finnish: Töyhtömurri
French: Guillemot du Japon
Frisian: Japanske alk
Galician: Pito xaponés
Croatian: japanska njorka
Hungarian: japán alka
Icelandic: Skúfklumba
Italian: Urietta crestata, Urietta del Giappone, Urietta giapponese
Japanese (romaji): 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
Kazakh: айдарлы старик
Korean: 뿔쇠오리
Korean (Transliteration): ppul-soe-ori
Kirghiz: үрпөк ак чачы
Scientific: Synthiliboramphus wumizusume, Synthliboramphus wumizusume, Uria wumizusume
Lithuanian: japoninė alka
Latvian: Japānas kairīte
Mongolian: оодон хошуут далайн шовшуур
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): оодон хошуут далайн шовшуур
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
Portuguese (Portugal): mérgulo-japonês
Rhaeto-Romance: Alc giapunais
Russian: Старик хохлатый, Хохлатый старик
Slovak: Alka chochlatá, starcek chochlatý, starček chochlatý
Serbian: Japanska njorčica
Swedish: Japansk alka
Turkish: Japon Alki, Japon alkı
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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