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Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel

Pagodroma [nivea or major] (= Pagodroma nivea) (Forster, G, 1777)

The snow petrel is the only member of the genus Pagodroma. It is one of only three birds that has been seen at the Geographic South Pole, along with the Antarctic petrel and the south polar skua, which have the most southerly breeding sites of any bird, inland in Antarctica. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
   Pagodroma
Scientific:
  Pagodroma nivea


Original description

Citation:
  (Forster, G, 1777)

Reference:
  Voy.World p.96,98

Protonym:
  Procellaria nivea

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BB99994354D613F1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BB999943

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
English:
Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel
French:
Pétrel des neiges ou P. blanc


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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lesser or Greater Snow-Petrel ( Pagodroma [nivea or major])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
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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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:
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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 2015:
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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:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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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 2.5:
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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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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:
Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Snow Petrel ( Pagodroma nivea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pagodroma nivea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Azerbaijani: qar fırtınaquşu
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
English, HBW: Snow Petrel
English (IOC): Snow Petrel
English (United States): Snow Petrel
Esperanto: Neĝa petrelo
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
Spanish (HBW): Snow Petrel
Estonian: lumi-tormilind
Finnish: Lumimyrskyliitäjä
French: Fulmar des neiges, Petit Pétrel des neiges, Pétrel des neiges, Pétrel des neiges ou P. blanc
Croatian: bijeli zovoj
Hungarian: hóhojsza
Icelandic: Snædrúði
Italian: Petrello delle nevi
Japanese (romaji): yukidori
Japanese: ユキドリ
Scientific: Pagodroma [nivea or confusa], Pagodroma [nivea or major], Pagodroma confusa, Pagodroma nivea, Pagodroma nivea (novegeorgica), Pagodroma nivea alba, Pagodroma nivea falklandica, Pagodroma nivea nivea, Pagodroma nivea novegeorgica, Pagodroma nivea pealei, Procellaria nivea
Lithuanian: Snieginis audrašauklis
Dutch: Sneeuwstormvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Snøpetrell
Norwegian: Snøpetrell
Polish: petrel sniezny, petrel śnieżny
Portuguese: Grazina-nival
Portuguese (Portugal): pardela-das-neves
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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