Chionis alba

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IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoCharadriiformes • FamiliaChionididae • GenusChionis • Species: Chionis alba (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
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Little white bird from the family of the Chionididae; living at the sub-antarctic and antarctic islands and half-islands. They are the only bird of the antarctic, who did not live as seabirds.