Marbled Murrelet

Brachyramphus marmoratus - Guillemot marbré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Brachyramphus

  • Species
    :

    marmoratus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

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

Distribution

Description identification

Marbled Murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Guillemot marbré,
  • Mérgulo Jaspeado,
  • Mérgulo-marmorizado,
  • Marmelalk,
  • márványos törpelumma,
  • Marmeralk,
  • Urietta marmorizzata,
  • Marmoralka,
  • Marmordvergteist,
  • alka mramorovaná,
  • alkoun mramorovaný,
  • Marmordværgalk,
  • marmorimurri,
  • gavotí jaspiat americà,
  • morzyk marmurkowy,
  • raibā kairīte,
  • Длинноклювый пыжик,
  • マダラウミスズメ,
  • 斑海雀,
  • 斑海雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; 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 : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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