Scripps's Murrelet Synthliboramphus scrippsi



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Scripps's Murrelet
eBird range map for Scripps's Murrelet

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It distributes in Mexico and the United States of America. In Mexico is on the coast and on islands off the northwest of Baja California (Islas Coronado, Todos Santos, San Martín, San Jerónimo, San Benito and Guadalupe).

It is a resident species of Mexico, common in breeding season (February - August). The range of occurrence of this species is approximately 769,000 km2, global population is about 10,000 - 19,999 individuals. Total population in Baja California is approximately 2,300 pairs (range 1,000 - 4,000 pairs).

Distribution outside the Americas

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In the nonbreeding season, is a pelagic species, stays most of the time in the open ocean and away from the coast.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

Scripps's Murrelet (Synthliboramphus scrippsi), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: