Thick-Billed Murre determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Alcidae | [latin] Uria lomvia | [UK] Thick-Billed Murre | [FR] Guillemot de Brünnich | [DE] Dickschnabellumme | [ES] Arao de Brünnich | [IT] Uria di Brunnich | [NL] Dikbekzeekoet

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Uria lomvia arra n Japan to the Aleutian Is. and se Alaska
  2. Uria lomvia heckeri Wrangel and Herald Is., Chukotsk Pen. (ne Russia)
  3. Uria lomvia eleonorae e Taymyr Pen. to New Siberia islands (nc Russia)
  4. Uria lomvia lomvia ne Canada to Novaya Zemlya (nw Russia)
  5. Uria lomvia NA, EU n coasts


Distribution of Murres outside the Breeding Season
Author(s): Petersen and Vidar Bakken
Abstract: The main purpose of this document is to propose a coordinated international banding plan for Thick-billed Murres and Common Murres. Banding is an essential tool for describing with mapping the winter distribution of different murre populations, ident..[more]..
Source: CAFF Technical Report No. 13 (2004)
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Thick-billed Murres Uria lomvia replace mates during breeding
Author(s): GASTON, A.J., WOO, K. & LASH, T.J.F.
Abstract: Among most seabirds, including murres Uria spp., the breeding pair take turns incubating the eggs and feeding and brooding the nestlings (Lack 1968, Gaston 2004). This collaboration is usually critical to the rearing of the chick. Consequently, the d..[more]..
Source: Marine Ornithology 33: 65-66
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