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Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel
Pagodroma [nivea or major] (= Pagodroma nivea) (Forster, G, 1777)
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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Pagodroma

Scientific:
  Pagodroma nivea

Citation:
  (Forster, G, 1777)

Reference:
  Voy.World 1 p.96,98

Protonym:
  Procellaria nivea

Avibase ID:
  BB99994354D613F1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BB999943

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174614

Geographic range:

  • Pagodroma nivea: breeds on the Antarctic Peninsula and Antarctic islands (except in the Ross Sea region), north to South Georgia and Bouvetøya Islands, but intergrades at many sites with subspecies major; ranges widely in Antarctic waters
  • Pagodroma major: breeds on islands in the Ross Sea region (Balleny Island, Cape Adare, Cape Hallet, and possibly Scott Island); intergrades with nominate nivea at many sites, including South Orkney and South Sandwich Islands, Casey, Terre Adélie, Cape Hunter, and Cape Denison. ranges widely in Antarctic waters
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel
Czech:
  buřňák sněžní
German:
  Schneesturmvogel
Danish:
  Snepetrel
Spanish:
  Petrel Níveo
Finnish:
  lumimyrskyliitäjä
French:
  Pétrel des neiges ou P. blanc
Italian:
  Petrello delle nevi
Japanese:
  yukidori
Japanese:
  ユキドリ
Dutch:
  Sneeuwstormvogel
Norwegian:
  Snøpetrell
Polish:
  petrel sniezny
Portuguese:
  Grazina-nival
Russian:
  Снежный буревестник
Slovak:
  fulmarčík snežný
Swedish:
  ispetrell
Chinese:
  雪鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or confusa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pétrel des neiges ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
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:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
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:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
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:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
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:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pagodroma nivea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Petrell de les neus
Czech: Burnák snežní, buřňák sněžní
Danish: Snepetrel
German: Schneesturmvogel, Schnee-Sturmvogel
English: Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel, Lesser Snow Petrel, Lesser Snow-Petrel, Snow Petrel, Snowy Petrel
Spanish: Petrel Blanco, Petrel de las nieves, Petrel Niveo, Petrel Níveo
Spanish (Argentine): Petrel blanco
Spanish (Chile): Petrel de las nieves
Spanish (Spain): Petrel Níveo
Estonian: lumi-tormilind
Finnish: Lumimyrskyliitäjä
French: Fulmar des neiges, Petit Pétrel des neiges, Pétrel des neiges, Pétrel des neiges ou P. blanc
Hungarian: hóhojsza
Italian: Petrello delle nevi
Japanese: yukidori
Japanese: ユキドリ
Latin: Pagodroma [nivea or confusa], Pagodroma [nivea or major], Pagodroma nivea, Pagodroma nivea nivea, Procellaria nivea
Lithuanian: Snieginis audrašauklis
Dutch: Sneeuwstormvogel
Norwegian: Snøpetrell
Polish: petrel sniezny, petrel śnieżny
Portuguese: Grazina-nival
Russian: Снежный буревестник
Slovak: fulmarčík snežný
Serbian: Snežna burnica
Swedish: Ispetrell
Turkish: Ak Fırtınakuşu
Ukrainian: Буревісник білий
Chinese: 雪鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 雪鸌

 

         

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