Non-Breeding Birds Distribution Map

NatureMapping Observations throughout the year

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

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 turnstone winters along rocky coasts at both sides of the US and Mexico. It nests on coastal tundra along the north coast of Alaska, the Arctic, Greenland, and Newfoundland.

Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester