Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Auks, Murres and Puffins :: Common Murre
Common Murre Uria aalge
Described by: Pontoppidan (1763)
Alternate common name(s): Murre, Thin-billed Murre, Guillemot, Common Guillemot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCircumpolar in the Holarctic;
(1) N. Atlantic Ocean from e. Canada (Labrador, se. Quebec, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia), Greenland, Iceland, Orkney Is., c. Norway, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), and Novaya Zemlya.
(2) Bear Is.
(3) Faeroe Is.
(4) British Isles and n. France to Portugal.
(5) Is. in the Baltic Sea.
(6) N. Pacific Ocean in e. Siberia from Kamchatka s. to Sakhalin Is., Kuril Is. Commander Is., Korea and Japan and w. Alaska from Cape Lisburne, Kotzebue Sound, Norton Sound and Diomede Is. s on Bering Sea islands of St. Matthews, Nunivak and Pribilof Is. to the Aleutians to sc. Alaska, .
(7) W. coast of the United States to Farallon Is. and c. California.
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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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