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 Synthliboramphus hypoleucus
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This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
AOU. 1998. Check-list of North American birds. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.
Stotz, D. F.; Fitzpatrick, J. W.; Parker, T. A.; Moskovits, D. K. 1996. Neotropical birds: ecology and conservation. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Taxonomic note
Synthliboramphus hypoleucus and S. scrippsi (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as S. hypoleucus following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Brachyramphus hypoleuca Collar and Andrew (1988), Brachyramphus hypoleuca hypoleuca Collar and Andrew (1988), Brachyramphus hypoleucus Stotz et al. (1996), Brachyramphus hypoleucus hypoleucus Stotz et al. (1996)

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Further web sources of information
Audubon WatchList

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Synthliboramphus hypoleucus. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Additional resources for this species

ARKive species - Xantus’s murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus) 0

Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Alcidae (Auks)
Species name author X