Taxonomy conform IOC World Bird List


  • Breeding range => Palearctic : coastal far s Greenland, inland Iceland, temperate and subarctic w Europe across Russia to Yakutsk region, Kamchatka, Sakhalin (e Russia); in south through Caspian Sea, n Central Asia, n, c Mongolia and ne China; also wc Newfoundland (se Canada)
  • Nonbreeding range => Africa, Indian Ocean, Oriental Region : to coasts and offshore waters of n Atlantic Canada, se Greenland, North Sea and w Atlantic to Mediterranean and marginal seas; to Canary Is. and wc Africa; Arabian Sea and associated gulfs, n Indian Ocean; w North Pacific coasts from Japan to se China and Philippines; also inland in parts of Africa, Indian Subcontinent and se Asia
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Updated at: 2024-02-28 02:53:39
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