Japanese Murrelet

Synthliboramphus wumizusume - Guillemot du Japon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Synthliboramphus

  • Species
    :

    wumizusume

Descriptor

Temminck, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Japanese Murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Guillemot du Japon,
  • Mérgulo Japonés,
  • Mérgulo-japonês,
  • Japanalk,
  • japán alka,
  • Japanse Alk,
  • Urietta del Giappone,
  • Japansk alka,
  • Japanstarik,
  • starček chochlatý,
  • alkoun japonský,
  • Japansk Dværgalk,
  • töyhtömurri,
  • gavotí del Japó,
  • morzyk japoński,
  • Japānas kairīte,
  • Хохлатый старик,
  • カンムリウミスズメ,
  • 冠海雀,
  • 冠扁嘴海雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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