Alaska, Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba), Breeding migrant

Summary

Species with a wide distribution, nesting in the Aleutian Islands, in Bearing Sea, Alaska Peninsula and Gulf of Alaska.

Conservation status

Information not yet available

Phenology

This guillemot breeds from May to September.

Abundance

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The Alaskan breeding population is estimated at least 100000 birds.

Habitat

It nests along rocky coastlines and islands, mainly in crevices on rocky sea cliffs and in burrows on coastal talus slopes. The colonies are close to shallower waters.

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