Auks (Alcidae)

Japanese Murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume) - HBW 3, p. 716

French: Guillemot du Japon German: Japanalk Spanish: Mérgulo Japonés
Other common names: Crested Murrelet

Taxonomy: Uria wumizusume Temminck, 1835, Japan.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Coasts and islands off E & S Japan (Izu Is S to Shikoku and Kyushu) and South Korea. Winters mostly offshore from breeding locations.

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