Status: Very Uncommon
Origins: Occurs across much of Europe and Asia, with footholds as far west as Greenland and Labrador. It is highly migratory, wintering mainly in Africa.
Details: Recorded sporadically but annually in Newfoundland, during both spring and fall migrations when breeding birds in Labrador and/or Greenland migrate over the Atlantic to and from wintering grounds in Africa.There is one breeding record from Cape Pine (near St. Shott’s) following a record influx of birds in spring of 2001.
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