Small, plump seabird with a short bill and tail and narrow wings. Breeding birds appear brown overall.© Joachim Bertrands | Macaulay LibraryBritish Columbia, April 23, 2020
Small, plump seabird with a short bill and tail and narrow wings. Breeding birds appear brown overall.© Brian Sullivan | Macaulay LibraryAlaska, May 18, 2012
Nonbreeding birds are dark blackish gray above and white below with a white collar around the neck. When resting on the water, the tail is often held up and out of the water.© Ryan Shaw | Macaulay LibraryWashington, September 17, 2017
Often seen in small groups during the nonbreeding season. From a distance note white collar on a dark and white seabird.© Eric Ellingson | Macaulay LibraryWashington, March 20, 2020
Plump, short-tailed seabird with a short bill. Note white collar and black eye patch.© Steven Mlodinow | Macaulay LibraryWashington, October 27, 2011
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