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Fairy Prion

Pachyptila turtur (Kuhl, 1820)

The Fairy Prion (Pachyptila turtur) is a small seabird with the standard prion plumage of black upperparts and white underneath with an "M" wing marking. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Procellariiformes
Family:
  Procellariidae
Genus:
  Pachyptila

Scientific:
  Pachyptila turtur

Citation:
  (Kuhl, 1820)

Reference:
  Beitr.Zool.Vergleich.Anat. 1 p.143

Protonym:
  Procellaria turtur

Avibase ID:
  ED1DDABBD5DB8979

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ED1DDABB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174602

Geographic range:

  • Pachyptila turtur: Breeds scattered subtropical and subantarctic islands
English:
Fairy Prion
Czech:
buřňák hrdliččí
German:
Feensturmvogel
Danish:
Alfehvalfugl
Spanish:
Prión piquicorto
Finnish:
pikkuprioni
French:
Prion colombe
Icelandic:
Lofnarsvali
Italian:
Prione fatato
Japanese:
himekujiradori
Japanese:
ヒメクジラドリ
Dutch:
Duifprion
Norwegian:
Alvehvalfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Alvekvalfugl
Polish:
petrelek krótkodzioby
Portuguese:
Prion-bico-corto
Russian:
Снеговая китовая птичка
Slovak:
hladinár čarovný
Swedish:
ljushuvad valfågel
Ukrainian:
Пріон сніжний
Chinese:
仙锯鹱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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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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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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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Prion colombe ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Prion colombe ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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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 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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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 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 2.4:
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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 2.8:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pachyptila turtur [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pachyptila turtur [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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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):
Fairy Prion ( Pachyptila turtur)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pachyptila turtur [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pachyptila turtur [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pachyptila [turtur or crassirostris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartstertwalvisvoel, Swartstertwalvisvoël
Catalan: Petrell prió bec-curt
Czech: buřňák hrdliččí, Burnák svetlý
Danish: Alfehvalfugl
German: Feensturmvogel, Feen-Sturmvogel
English: Blue Petrel, Blue Prion, Blue Whale-bird, Dove Petrel, Dove Prion, Dove Whale-bird, Fairy Blue Petrel, Fairy Blue Prion, Fairy Blue Whalebird, Fairy Blue Whale-bird, Fairy Dove, Fairy Petrel, Fairy Prion, Gould Petrel, Gould Prion, Gould Whale-bird, Kerguelen Fairy Petrel, Kerguelen Fairy Prion, Kerguelen Fairy Whale-bird, Narrow-billed Prion, Narrow-tailed Petrel, Narrow-tailed Whale-bird, Prion, Short-billed Prion, Short-tailed Petrel, Short-tailed Whale-bird, Titi Wainui, Whalebird
English (IOC): Fairy Prion
Spanish: Pato-petrel Piquicorto, Petrel Paloma Chico, Petrel-paloma chico, Prion pico corto, Prión pico corto, Prión piquicorto
Spanish (Argentine): Prion pico corto, Prión pico corto
Spanish (Chile): Petrel-paloma chico
Spanish (Spain): Prión Piquicorto
Spanish (HBW): Fairy Prion
Estonian: haldjas-vaalalind
Finnish: Pikkuprioni
French: Petit Prion, Prion cendré, Prion colombe
Hungarian: gerlecsőrű cethojsza
Icelandic: Lofnarsvali
Italian: Prione fatato, Prione tortora, terre lontane
Japanese: himekujiradori
Japanese: ヒメクジラドリ
Scientific: Pachyptila ariel, Pachyptila turtur, Pachyptila turtur brevirostris, Pachyptila turtur eatoni, Pachyptila turtur turtur, Procellaria turtur
Lithuanian: snieginis prionas
Maori: Titi Wainui, Tītī wainui
Dutch: Duifprion
Norwegian Nynorsk: Alvekvalfugl
Norwegian: Alvehvalfugl
Polish: petrelek krótkodzioby
Portuguese: Faigão-de-bico-curto, Painho-filtrador-de-cauda-preta, Prion-bico-corto
Russian: Снеговая китовая птичка
Slovak: Fulmarčík čarovný, hladinár carovný, hladinár čarovný
Serbian: Vilinski prion
Swedish: Ljushövdad valfågel, ljushuvad valfågel
Turkish: Güvercin Priyonu
Ukrainian: Пріон сніжний
Chinese: 仙锯鹱
Chinese (Traditional): 仙鋸鸌

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