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Pigeon Guillemot

Cepphus columba ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: ALCIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A seabird of the northern Pacific, the Pigeon Guillemot is found along rocky coasts from Alaska to California. It spends more time close to shore than other members of the puffin family.

Calls

High-pitched, thin twitters and piping calls. Alarm call is a loud, wavering whistle.

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