Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters and Allies :: Snow Bunting
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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(1) N. North America from n. Alaska, n. Canada in n. Yukon, nw. Mackenzie, Banks Is., Prince Patrick Is., Ellef Ringnes Is., Axel Heiberg Is., n. Ellesmere Is. s. to s. Alaska, nw. British Columbia, sw. and c. Yukon, ec. Makenzie, c. and se. Keewatin, islands in Hudson Bay, n. Quebec, and n. Labrador, Greenland, and n. Europe including Spitsbergen, Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya s. to n. British Isles, n. Scandinavia and across n. Russia and nw. Siberia.
Winters s. to n. United States and s. Europe.
(2) Iceland headwaters of Jokulsa a Dal and Jokulsa a Fljotsdal near the ne. edge of the Vatnajokull glacier and the Snaefell).
Winters in n. Scotland.
(3) Ne. Asia in ne. Siberia to Kamchatka.
Winters in c. Asia and ne. China (Manchuria).
(4) Commander Is. and w. Aleutians and St. Lawrence Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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