Taxonomy conform IOC World Bird List

Distribution

  • Breeding range => Palearctic, North America : high Arctic to temperate n coasts, from Greenland, Iceland, w, nw Europe, Svalbard (n of Norway), n Siberian is. to Sakhalin, Kamchatka, Kuril and Commander is. (e Russia); Aleutian and Bering Sea is., w, sw Alaska mainland; Canadian high Arctic (ne Canada), Gulf of St. Lawrence and Newfoundland (se Canada)
  • Nonbreeding range => w North Atlantic coast and coastal waters s to Virginia; mid-Atlantic Ridge to Azores; North Sea; Japan, Korean Peninsula, se Alaska to s California (USA)

Subspecies

  • R. t. tridactyla - high Arctic to temperate n coasts, from Greenland, Iceland, w, nw Europe, Svalbard and nw Siberian is.; Canadian high Arctic (ne Canada), Gulf of St. Lawrence and Newfoundland (se Canada) | w North Atlantic coast and coastal waters s to Virginia; mid-Atlantic Ridge to Azores; North Sea; rarer to s
  • R. t. pollicaris - high Arctic to temperate n coasts, from ne Siberian is. to Sakhalin, Kamchatka, Kuril and Commander is. (e Russia); Aleutian and Bering Sea is., and w, sw Alaska mainland | to coasts and coastal waters off Japan, Korean Peninsula, se Alaska to s California (USA)
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Updated at: 2024-02-20 14:20:05
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unknown

adult

adult non-breeding

juvenile

first summer

second winter

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