Kittlitz's murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris)
Kittlitz's Murrelet Winter Adult: Small, chubby seabird (alcid), mottled brown and white overall with paler belly, dark wings and short, dark white-edged tail. Dark bill is short and pointed. Sexes are similar. Winter adult has dark gray upperparts, white face with dark broken eye-ring, dark neck band, and white underparts; white patch on dark wings is sometimes visible on swimming birds and always visible in flight. Juvenile resembles winter adult but has mottled underparts.
- States/US Territories in which the Kittlitz's murrelet is known to or is believed to occur: Alaska
- US Counties in which the Kittlitz's murrelet is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Countries in which the the Kittlitz's murrelet is known to occur: Russia
- For more information: http://alaska.usgs.gov/science/biology/seabirds_foragefish/seabirds/flash_cards/kittlitzs_murrelet.php
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Alaska Region (Region 7)|
» Candidate Information
Current Candidate Status
» Action Plans
|04/09/2010||Kittlitz's Murrelet Spotlight Species Action Plan|
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Kittlitz's murrelet
|11/21/2012||77 FR 69993 70060||Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions|
|10/26/2011||76 FR 66370 66439||Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions|
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