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Cepphus columba Pallas, 1811
Pigeon Guillemot
Family: Alcidae


© Derek Holzapfel     (Photo ID #14878)



Two subspecies in BC:

1) Cepphus columba adianta
2) Cepphus columba kaiurka

Cepphus columba kaiurka

The only record of this Asian subspecies for North America outside of the Aleutian Islands is a specimen from British Columbia.

Note Author: Jamie Fenneman 2012

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS4YellowNot Listed

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