Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Auks, Murres and Puffins :: Kittlitz's Murrelet
Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris
Described by: Vigors (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Short-billed Murrelet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea;
Chukchi Sea coast of the e. Siberia (e. Chukotski Peninsula w. to Cape Schmidta) s. to n. Sea of Okhotsk and ne. Kamchatka Peninsula (Tavuvnan Mountains) and Alaska from Cape Lisburne and Point Hope s. to Aleutians, Katmai National Park and e. to Glacier Bay and the Stileine River.
Winters from n. Japan (Hokkaido), Kuril Is., e. Siberia to the Aleutians and Glacier Bay.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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