Alaska, Little Auk (Alle alle), Breeding migrant

Summary

Species with a few small breeding colonies in Bering Sea (mainly in Little Diomede Island).

Conservation status

Information not yet available

Phenology

This auklet breeds from June to August.

Abundance

Rare
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The Alaskan breeding population is estimated at 60 birds.

Habitat

It nests on islands in Bering Sea (mainly on Little Diomede Island, but possibly on Lawrence Islands, King Island, St. Matthew Island and the Pribilof Islands). Mainly in crevices on rocky sea cliffs, but also in burrows on talus slopes. It feeds on open sea.

Threats

Information not yet available
Information in English
Breeding migrant
  • Alaska Seabird Information Series, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Management Nongame Program November 2006