Common Murre

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Common Murre

Uria aalge
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Alcidae
Basic Description

An abundant, penguin-like bird of the cooler northern oceans, the Common Murre nests along rocky cliffs and spends its winter at sea.

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Other Names
  • Arao Común (Spanish)
  • Guillemot marmette (French)
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