Common Murre

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Common Murre: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Uria aalge
Locale   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
SE Alaska (edit) C FC C C Y
Yakutat (edit) R FC R R -
Skagway (edit) - - - R -
Haines (edit) + + + + -
Glacier Bay (edit) C FC C C Y
Juneau (edit) FC U FC FC -
Sitka (edit) C C C C Y
Stikine (edit)
S Outer Islands (edit)
Ketchikan (edit) C R C C -
Offshore (edit)
Common Murre (Uria aalge):

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|Summary=Common in the area, but not always seen from the road system. Best viewing locations from the road system are in Eliason Harbor and along Sawmill Creek Road at or near Whale Park. |occurence plot=Common.Murre.png |nonbreeding habitat=Protected Nearshore, Unprotected Nearshore, Offshore, |breeding habitat=Unprotected Nearshore, Offshore |spring=Common |summer=Common |fall=Common |winter=Common |breeding=Common |best locations=St. Lazaria, Eliason Harbor, Whale Park |webster=Common resident. Large nesting colonies are found on the cliffs of St Lazaria (Willett 1912, 1914; Nelson et al 1982). Nelson et al estimated 1450 nesting pairs on St Lazaria. }}