Kittlitz's Murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris)
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Title: Kittlitz's Murrelet
Alternative Title: Brachyramphus brevirostris
Creator: McNight, Alyson
Source: DH-Kittlitz's Murrelet
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildllife Service
Contributor: ASSISTANT REGIONAL DIRECTOR-EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Biologists, Seabird, Pelagic, Alaska, Bay
Abstract: A juvenile Kittletz's murrelet, caught on the water of Kachemak Bay, Alaska. This bird was weighed and measured during a project to examine plumage characteristics. Juvenile plumages are not well defined for Kittlitz's, there is a need to distinguish them in order to record their presence at sea as an index of productivity. This is a seabird, only coming ashore to breed.
Created: July 28 2005
Available: April 12 2005
Issued: April 12 2005
Modified: June 20 2005