Order
Charadriiformes
Family
Scolopacidae
Genus
Calidris
 
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Version 2.0

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Surfbird Calidris virgata

Stanley E. Senner and Brian J. McCaffery
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 1997

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Surfbird. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Surfbird.

This species also winters locally further south along the Pacific coast to Chile. Breeding status of Surfbirds in much of central Alaska is unknown.

Recommended Citation

Senner, S. E. and B. J. McCaffery (1997). Surfbird (Calidris virgata), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.266