Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Alcidae > Genus Uria

Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Colymbus

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

UriaBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Colymbus aalge Pontoppidan, 1763 objective synonym

Children

Uria aalge albionis Witherby, 1923

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): lomvi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: lomvie sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: dunsnavelige zeekoet; zeekoet sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: (southern and northern) guillemot; common guillemot; common murre; guillemot; northern guillemot sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Common Guillemot; Guillemot; Northern Guillemot sources: Charles Hussey
 French: guillemot à capuchon; guillemot de Troïl sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Gaelic: foracha sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Foracha
 German: dumme Lumme; Trottellumme sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264;Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Icelandic: langvîa sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Irish: Foracha sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Lithuanian: laibasnapis narūnėlis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: lomvi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: lomvi sources: Den danske atlas 1 p. 621 pl. 26
 Norwegian Nynorsk: lomvi sources: Den danske atlas 1 p. 621 pl. 26
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): lomvi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: nurzyk; nurzyk podbielały sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: тонкоклювая кайра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: lumna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: arao común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sillgrissla sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: bayağı dalıcımartı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Кайра тонкодзьоба; Тонкодзьоба кайра sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwylog

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Vanderperren, J.-P. (1991). Report Natural History Archive 1990 [Verslag Natuurhistorisch Archief 1990]. De Strandvlo 11(3): 65-75

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137133

Drs Cees Roselaar. Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96972

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
OSPAR:
annex IV This species is threatened and/or declining in the Bay of Biscay according to the OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic.

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