Endemic Animals of Greenland








Arctic redpoll
Arctic redpoll
The Arctic redpoll or hoary redpoll is a bird species in the finch family Fringillidae. It breeds in tundra birch forest. It has two subspecies, A. h. hornemanni of Greenland and neighbouring parts of Canada, and A. h. exilipes, which breeds in the tundra of northern North America and the Palearctic. Many birds remain in the far north; some birds migrate short distances south in winter, sometimes travelling with common redpolls. The genus name ...
Acanthis is from the Ancient Greek akanthis, a name for a small now-unidentifiable bird, and hornemanni commemorates the Danish botanist Jens Wilken Hornemann. The name "arctic redpoll" is used in Europe and "hoary redpoll" in North America.
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Arctic redpoll
Arctic reindeer
Arctic reindeer
The Arctic reindeer, also known as the East Greenland caribou or Greenland caribou, was a subspecies of the reindeer that once lived in eastern Greenland. It has been extinct since 1900.
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Arctic reindeer
Aplysia punctata
Aplysia punctata
Aplysia punctata is a species of sea slug in the family Aplysiidae, the sea hares. It reaches a length of up to 20 cm and is found in the northeast Atlantic, ranging from Greenland and Norway to the Mediterranean Sea.
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Aplysia punctata
Serripes
Serripes
Serripes is a genus of molluscs in the family Cardiidae.
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Serripes