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Pigeon Guillemot

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Pigeon GuillemotCepphus columba
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Alcidae

Basic Description

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.

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Other Names

  • Arao Colombino (Spanish)
  • Guillemot colombin (French)
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