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.
NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.
This shorebird spends winters on rocky shores of the west North American continent, from Alaska south as far as California. Nests appear mostly along the northwest coast of Alaska.Text edited by Gussie Litwer