Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

McKay's Bunting (Plectrophenax hyperboreus)

The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.

NM observation maps

NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.

Species Distribution Information

This species is rare to uncommon in winter along the west coast of Alaska; it is casual southward and in the Aleutians. It breeds only on islands in the Bering Sea.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester