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Common Guillemot

(Uria aalge)
Alternate name(s): "Common Murre", "Thin-billed Murre"
German name(s): "Trottellumme"

Size: 38-46 cm, excl. protruding feet; wing span 61-73 cm
Weight: 775-1250 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Common Murre (Guillemot) at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "hyperborea"

ADULT

BREEDING

Three Common Guillemots in breeding plumage on a rock ledge in front of a crevasse (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Skjervoy, near Tromso, Norway, June 2018]

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