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Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA - Dec 4, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Arcadia National Park, Maine, USA - Jul 24, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Point Barrow, Alaska, USA - Jun 24, 2007 © Glen Tepke  Point Barrow, Alaska, USA - Jun 24, 2007 © Glen Tepke  Point Barrow, Alaska, USA - Jun 23, 2007 © Glen Tepke 
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Circumpolar in the Holarctic;
(1) Arctic Ocean from e. North America, n. Greenland to the Shetland Is., Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Bear Is., Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya and New Siberian Is., Wrangel Is., Herald Is. to ne. Siberia (Chukotski Peninsula) s. to Commander Is. and Kuril Is. N. Alaska, St. Lawrence Is. and s. from Cape Thompson e. to Barter Is. and nw. Canada (n. Yukon). Ne. Canada along the coast of ne. Keewatin, Hudson Bay and James Bay and on Ellesmere Is., Devon Is., Somerset Is., Bylot Is. and e. Baffin Is.
(2) Subarctic ne. Canada (n. Labrador, Quebec, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia), ne. United States (Maine) to s. Greenland, British Isles and Scandinavia.
(3) Iceland.
(4) Faeroe Is.
(5) Baltic Sea (Estonia) and White Sea along the coast of ne. Russia (Kola Peninsula).


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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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