Thick-billed Murre

Uria lomvia - Guillemot de Brünnich

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcidés

  • Genus
    :

    Uria

  • Species
    :

    lomvia

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 65 à 73 cm.
  • Weight
    : 750 à 1481 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Thick-billed Murre (Uria lomvia) is a species of bird in the Alcidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Uria lomvia lomvia (ne Canada to Novaya Zemlya. nw Russia.)
  • Uria lomvia eleonorae (e Taymyr Pen. to New Siberia islands. nc Russia.)
  • Uria lomvia heckeri (Wrangel and Herald Is., Chukotsk Pen.. ne Russia.)
  • Uria lomvia arra (n Japan to the Aleutian Is. and se Alaska)

Foreign names

  • Guillemot de Brünnich,
  • Arao de Brünnich,
  • Airo-de-freio,
  • Dickschnabellumme,
  • vastagcsőrű lumma,
  • Kortbekzeekoet,
  • Uria di Brünnich,
  • Spetsbergsgrissla,
  • Polarlomvi,
  • norec hrubozobý,
  • alkoun tlustozobý,
  • Polarlomvie,
  • pohjankiisla,
  • somorgollaire de Brünnich,
  • Stuttnefja,
  • nurzyk polarny,
  • resnknābja kaira,
  • debelokljuna lumna,
  • Толстоклювая кайра,
  • ハシブトウミガラス,
  • 厚嘴崖海鸦,
  • 厚嘴海鴉,

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

Illustration

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