Numbers of Common Murres U. a. aalge breeding along coasts of western North Atlantic.a

Region/Location Coordinates Year Pairsb Trend Source
Labrador          
   Pyramid Is. 56o26’N 60 o32’W 2009 0 Decrease P. MacDonald, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   The Barbican 56o22’N 60o39’W 2009 0 Decrease P. MacDonald, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   The Castle 56o21’N 60o40’W 2009 47 Decrease P. MacDonald, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Kidlit Is. 56o13’N 60o28’W 2009 40 Decrease P. MacDonald, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Nunaksuk I. 56o03’N 60o28’W 1978 200 ? 517
   Quakers Hat 54o44’N 57o20’W 1978 650 ? 517
   Puffin Is. 54o25’N 57o23’W 2002 38 New 524
   The Doughboy 54o25’N 57o21’W 2002 261 New 524
   Twin I. East 54o24’N 57o31’W 2010 1 New S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Twin I. West 54o23’N 57o32’W 2010 1 New S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   North Green I. 54o24’N 57o19’W 2010 25 Decrease S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Herring Is. 54o20’N 57o06’W 2010 2,033 Decrease S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Outer Gannet I. 54o00’N 56o32’W 2015 1,118 Decrease R. Wells, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Gannet Is. (=Gannet Clusters) 53o56’N 56o32’W 2015 17,531 Decrease R. Wells, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Bird Is. 53o44’N 56o15’W 1978 3,150 ? 637
Subtotal Sites 15   25,095    
           
Newfoundland          
   Western Puffin I. 49o49’N 54o08’W 2012 15 New W. Montevecchi, MUN unpubl.
   Funk I. 49o46’N 53o11’W 2009 470,000 Stable 521
   South Cabot I. 49o10’N 53o22’W 2009 10,000 Increase S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Gull I. (Bonavista) 48o43’N 53o06’W 2019 340 New P. Ryan, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   North Bird I. (Elliston) 48o38’N 53o09’W 2019 25 New S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Baccalieu I. 48o07’N 52o48’W 2012 1,150 Stable S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Gull I. 47o16’N 52o46’W 2009 3,496 Increase S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Green I. 47o14’N 52o47’W 2007 250,000 Decrease S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Great I. 47o11’N 52o49’W 2009 4,656 Decrease S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   The Drook 46o39’N 53o14’W 2009 122 Stable H. Hogan, Wildlife-Gov. NL unpubl.
   Cape Pine Head 46o38’N 53o31’W 2005 7 Stable G. Robertson, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Western Head 46o39’N 53o38’W 1985 27 ? 520
   Cape St. Mary’s 46o50’N 54o12’W 2007 15,484 Increase S. Wilhelm, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
Subtotal Sites 13   755,322    
           
Gulf of  St. Lawrence (Québec)          
   Bradore Bay 51o25’N 57o14’W 2015 1,519 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Gros Mecatina 50o43’N 58o53’W 2015 24 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   St. Mary Is. 50o18’N 59o39’W 2015 14,575 Stable J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Boat Is.(=Perroquet Is.) 50o17’N 59o45’W 2015 5,529 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Mariannes Is. 50o15’N 59o50’W 1986 210 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Kipu I. 50o15’N 59o54’W 1986 12 ? G. Chapdelaine, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Etamamiou I. 50o15’N 59o58’W 1995 49 ? G. Chapdelaine & J.-F. Rail, CWS unpubl.
   Mistassini Is. 50o13’N 59o57’W 2015 135 Decrease J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Triplets Is. 50o14’N 59o59’W 1995 7 ? G. Chapdelaine & J.-F. Rail, CWS  unpubl.
   Cap Whittle Is. 50o11’N 60o08’W 1995 18 ? G. Chapdelaine & J.-F. Rail, CWS  unpubl.
   Ile du 37 50o10’N 60o11’W 2015 1 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Iles aux Oeufs 50o10’N 60o06’W 2015 560 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Wolf Bay 50 o13’N 60o13’W 2015 275 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Betchouane 50o12’N 63o12’W 2015 507 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Ile aux Perroquets 50o13’N 64o12’W 2016 24 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Corrossol I. 50o05’N 66o23’W 2015 1,329 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Laval I. 48o45’N 69o02’W 2016 3 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Bicquette I. 48o25’N 68o53’W 2016 2 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Le Petit Pot 47o53’N 69o41’W 2016 2,566 Increase 638
   Le Gros Pot 47o52’N 69o41’W 2016 1,023 Increase 638
   Le Gros Pèlerin 47o45’N 69o42’W 2016 8 ? 638
   Le Long Pèlerin 47o43’N 69o44’W 2016 13 Increase 638
   Le Petit Pèlerin 47o42’N 69o45’W 2016 132 Increase 638
   Forillon Peninsula 48o48’N 64o13’W 2018 3,738 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Cap Barré 48o32’N 64o15’W 2018 1 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Les Trois Soeurs 48o32’N 64o13’W 2018 1 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Percé Rock 48o31’N 64o12’W 2018 372 Stable J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Cap Blanc 48o30’N 64o13’W 2018 1 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Bonaventure I. 48o30’N 64o10’W 2018 34,915 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Cap d’Espoir 48o26’N 64o19’W 2018 260 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Grande-Rivière 48o25’N 64o24’W 2018 15 New J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Shigawake 48o12’N 64o50’W 2018 1 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Bird Rocks 47o50’N 61o09’W 2017 15,728 Increase J.-F., CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Brion I. 47o47’N 61o29’W 2017 9,745 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Ȋle aux Goélands 47o22’N 61o58’W 2017 472 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Ȋle d’Entrée 47o17’N 61o42’W 2017 498 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Le Corps Mort 47o16’N 62o12’W 2017 234 Increase J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Le Cap du Sud-Ouest 47o13’N 62o00’W 2017 1 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
   Le Cap du Sud 47o13’N 61o57’W 2017 1 ? J.-F. Rail, CWS-ECCC unpubl.
Subtotal Sites 39   94,504    
           
Bay of Fundy / Gulf of Maine          
   Yellow Murr Ledge, NB 44o31’N 66o52’W 2001 212 Increase 639
   Machias Seal I., NB 44o30’N 67o06’W 2019 277 Increase 640
   Matinicus Rock, ME 43o47’N 68o51’W 2019 6 Increase 640
Subtotal Sites 3   495    
           
Total Sites 70   875, 315 pairs    

a Compiled by D.N. Nettleship.

b Breeding pairs derived by applying correction factor of 0.7 or 0.76 to counts of murre individuals present (see 497, 364).